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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1397–1400

Efficient generation of > 2 W of green light by single-pass frequency doubling in PPMgLN

Michael Gregory Pullen, Justin James Chapman, and Dave Kielpinski  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 10, pp. 1397-1400 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.001397


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Abstract

We report 32% efficient frequency doubling of single-frequency 1029 nm light to green light at 514.5 nm using a single-pass configuration. A congruent composition, periodically poled magnesium-doped lithium niobate (PPMgLN) crystal of 50 mm length was used to generate a second-harmonic power of 2.3 W . To our knowledge, this is the highest reported power and efficiency achieved in the second-harmonic generation of single-frequency green light in a single-pass configuration.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices

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Materials

History
Original Manuscript: November 26, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 29, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 2, 2008
Published: March 24, 2008

Citation
Michael Gregory Pullen, Justin James Chapman, and Dave Kielpinski, "Efficient generation of >2 W of green light by single-pass frequency doubling in PPMgLN," Appl. Opt. 47, 1397-1400 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-10-1397


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