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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1477–1481

High-efficiency continuously tunable single-frequency doubly resonant optical parametric oscillator

Chunchun Liu, Xiaomin Guo, Zengliang Bai, Xuyang Wang, and Yongmin Li  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 10, pp. 1477-1481 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.001477


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Abstract

We report a high-efficiency continuously tunable single-frequency doubly resonant optical parametric oscillator (OPO) based on periodically poled KTiOPO4. Pumped by a frequency-doubled Nd:YLF laser at 526.5 nm , the OPO has a low threshold of 30 mW and can deliver up to 156 mW single-frequency output at 0.8 μm and 89 mW single-frequency output at 1.5 μm with 390 mW of pump power. Coarse and continuous frequency tuning are also demonstrated experimentally.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 30, 2011
Published: March 31, 2011

Citation
Chunchun Liu, Xiaomin Guo, Zengliang Bai, Xuyang Wang, and Yongmin Li, "High-efficiency continuously tunable single-frequency doubly resonant optical parametric oscillator," Appl. Opt. 50, 1477-1481 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-10-1477


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