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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 1999
  • pp: 2560–2563

Generation of 6.6-µm Optical Parametric Oscillation with Periodically Poled LiNbO3

Manabu Sato, Takaaki Hatanaka, Shunsuke Izumi, Tetsuo Taniuchi, and Hiromasa Ito  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2560-2563 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.002560


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Abstract

Greater than 6-μm-oscillation was demonstrated by means of optical parametric oscillation with periodically poled LiNbO<sub>3</sub> (PPLN). The interaction length and thickness were 40 mm and 500 μm. The pump source used was a <i>Q</i>-switched Nd:YAG laser with a pulse duration of 120 ns and a repetition rate of 1 kHz. The tuning ranges of the idler waves were 6.576.56, 6.226.12, and 6.065.94 μm for PPLN wafers of 20-, 21.3-, and 22-μm periods, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

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Manabu Sato, Takaaki Hatanaka, Shunsuke Izumi, Tetsuo Taniuchi, and Hiromasa Ito, "Generation of 6.6-µm Optical Parametric Oscillation with Periodically Poled LiNbO3," Appl. Opt. 38, 2560-2563 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-12-2560


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