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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 1999
  • pp: 4577–4580

Thermo-optic dispersion formula for AgGaS2

Eiko Takaoka and Kiyoshi Kato  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 21, pp. 4577-4580 (1999)

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AgGaS2 has been found to be 90° phase matchable at 192 °C for sum-frequency mixing between the output of the KTP parametric oscillator at 3.2627 µm and its pump source at 1.0642 µm. The thermo-optic dispersion formula that can be used for good reproduction of the temperature-dependent phase-matching conditions thus far reported in the literature as well as our new data for second-harmonic generation of a CO2 laser and its harmonics at 1.7652–5.2955 µm is presented.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3470) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, carbon dioxide
(160.6840) Materials : Thermo-optical materials
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

Original Manuscript: October 21, 1998
Revised Manuscript: January 29, 1999
Published: July 20, 1999

Eiko Takaoka and Kiyoshi Kato, "Thermo-optic dispersion formula for AgGaS2," Appl. Opt. 38, 4577-4580 (1999)

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