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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 1999
  • pp: 5894–5898

Multiplex coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy by use of a nearly degenerate broadband optical parametric oscillator

Peter C. Chen, Candace C. Joyner, and Michael Burns-Kaurin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 27, pp. 5894-5898 (1999)

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Optical parametric oscillators (OPO’s) provide low-maintenance solid-state alternatives to dye lasers. We present results from use of a nearly degenerate broadband OPO for multiplex coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy. The system described is capable of generating spectra that cover a range of approximately 1000 cm-1.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.1740) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Combustion diagnostics
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(300.3700) Spectroscopy : Linewidth
(300.6230) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering
(300.6420) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, nonlinear

Original Manuscript: February 18, 1999
Revised Manuscript: June 14, 1999
Published: September 20, 1999

Peter C. Chen, Candace C. Joyner, and Michael Burns-Kaurin, "Multiplex coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy by use of a nearly degenerate broadband optical parametric oscillator," Appl. Opt. 38, 5894-5898 (1999)

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