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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 2009
  • pp: 6371–6375

Comparative study on the intracavity frequency-doubling 532 nm laser based on gray-tracking- resistant KTP and conventional KTP

H.-T. Huang, G. Qiu, B.-T. Zhang, J.-L. He, J.-F. Yang, and J.-L. Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 32, pp. 6371-6375 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.006371


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Abstract

A comparative study of a frequency-doubling 532 nm laser based on gray-tracking-resistant KTP (GTR-KTP) and conventional KTP is presented. The intracavity GTR-KTP was proved to have better temperature characteristics than that of conventional KTP. Within the normalized output power variation range of 0.8–1.0, GTR-KTP has a temperature tolerance of 35 ° C , broader than the 21 ° C obtained with conventional KTP. Under the laser diode (LD) pump power of 180 W , the maximum average output power at 532 nm was 40.6 W for GTR-KTP at a repetition frequency of 10 kHz . In the case of conventional KTP, the maximum available LD pump power was limited to 150 W , with the corresponding maximum green average output power of 27.2 W .

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 26, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 23, 2009
Published: November 9, 2009

Citation
H.-T. Huang, G. Qiu, B.-T. Zhang, J.-L. He, J.-F. Yang, and J.-L. Xu, "Comparative study on the intracavity frequency-doubling 532 nm laser based on gray-tracking-resistant KTP and conventional KTP," Appl. Opt. 48, 6371-6375 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-32-6371


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