A new resonator design for doubly resonant continuous-wave (CW) intracavity sum-frequency mixing (SFM) is reported. 1.12 W of coherent radiation at 588 nm is generated by mixing 1062-nm Nd:GdVO4 laser and 1319-nm Nd:YAG laser. The optical-to-optical conversion efficiency is up to 3.7%.
© 2007 Chinese Optics Letters
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing
Yanfei Lu, Xihe Zhang, and Zhihai Yao, "All solid-state sum-frequency generation of 1.12-W continuous-wave laser at 588 nm," Chin. Opt. Lett. 5, 353-354 (2007)