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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 2002
  • pp: 1124–1127

Tunable Continuous-Wave Doubly Resonant Optical Parametric Oscillator by Use of a Semimonolithic KTP Crystal

Haibo Wang, Yan Ma, Zehui Zhai, Jiangrui Gao, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 6, pp. 1124-1127 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.001124


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Abstract

A temperature-tuned continuous-wave doubly resonant optical parametric oscillator (OPO) consisting of a semimonolithic KTP crystal and a concave mirror has been designed and built. Under single-axial-mode-pair operation, we obtained a combined output power of the signal and idler light fields up to 365 mW at a pump power of 680 mW. The output wavelength of the OPO can be temperature tuned by as much as 9 nm. We achieved 2.8-GHz continuous frequency tuning of the OPO by tuning the pump laser frequency.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

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Haibo Wang, Yan Ma, Zehui Zhai, Jiangrui Gao, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng, "Tunable Continuous-Wave Doubly Resonant Optical Parametric Oscillator by Use of a Semimonolithic KTP Crystal," Appl. Opt. 41, 1124-1127 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-6-1124


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