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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2013
  • pp: 1963–1967

Theoretical and experimental research on the polarization-coupled-input Raman oscillator

Qinyong Liu, Xiaomeng Liu, Daijun Li, and Keming Du  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 9, pp. 1963-1967 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.001963


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Abstract

We present a polarization-coupled-input Raman oscillator, which is pumped by a 532 nm Q-switched hybrid resonator Nd:YVO4 slab second harmonic generation laser. By the polarization-coupled method, the dichroic mirror is avoided and more than 98% of the 532 nm pump energy can be coupled into the Raman oscillator. Theoretical calculations and the experimental results show that the second Stokes effect is dramatically suppressed. With this method, the pure 559 nm (P532/P559<0.7% and P589/P559<0.1%) laser output can be achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 21, 2013
Published: March 18, 2013

Citation
Qinyong Liu, Xiaomeng Liu, Daijun Li, and Keming Du, "Theoretical and experimental research on the polarization-coupled-input Raman oscillator," Appl. Opt. 52, 1963-1967 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-9-1963


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