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  • Vol. 51, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2012
  • pp: 1905–1909

Generation of deep ultraviolet narrow linewidth laser by mixing frequency Ti:sapphire laser at 5 kHz repetition rate

Nan Wang, Rui Wang, Hao Teng, Dehua Li, and Zhiyi Wei  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 12, pp. 1905-1909 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.001905


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Abstract

We demonstrate a scheme to generate deep ultraviolet source by the single-stage high-power Ti:sapphire laser with linewidth of 0.05 nm cryogenically operating at repetition rate of 5 kHz. The fundamental laser was tuned by an intracavity birefringent filter and three etalons with an output power greater than 8 W, corresponding to about 17% optical efficiency. The pulse width was 112 ns and M2<1.1. By using the nonlinear crystals BiB3O6 and KBe2BO3F2, the output power of 2.2 W at second harmonic and 8.5 mW at fourth harmonic laser of about 195 nm were produced. This compact high-repetition rate laser with narrow linewidth would be a promising tunable source for spectroscopy.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation
(300.3700) Spectroscopy : Linewidth

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 22, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 21, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 11, 2012
Published: April 11, 2012

Citation
Nan Wang, Rui Wang, Hao Teng, Dehua Li, and Zhiyi Wei, "Generation of deep ultraviolet narrow linewidth laser by mixing frequency Ti:sapphire laser at 5 kHz repetition rate," Appl. Opt. 51, 1905-1909 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-12-1905


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