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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2250–2256

Quasi-phase-matched intracavity laser frequency summation

Rena J. Kasumova  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 13, pp. 2250-2256 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.002250


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Abstract

The work presents a theoretical analysis of quasi-phase-matched intracavity interaction in the constant-intensity approximation at frequencies summing with simultaneous regard for the losses and phases of interacting waves. An analytical expression for optimum correlation between interacting waves has been received. It is shown that, by the choice of optimum values of phase mismatch, pump intensity, and phase relationship, it is possible considerably to increase conversion efficiency in comparison with the noncavity case. The numerical estimation of expected conversion efficacy in conditions of an experiment is presented.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 17, 2012
Published: April 25, 2012

Citation
Rena J. Kasumova, "Quasi-phase-matched intracavity laser frequency summation," Appl. Opt. 51, 2250-2256 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-13-2250


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