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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1995
  • pp: 1157–1163

Efficient femtosecond pulse generation in the visible in a frequency-doubled optical parametric oscillator based on RbTiOAsO4

D. T. Reid, M. Ebrahimzadeh, and W. Sibbett  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 12, Issue 6, pp. 1157-1163 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.12.001157


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Abstract

We present a characterization of the configuration and operation of an intracavity-frequency-doubled femtosecond optical parametric oscillator based on the new nonlinear crystal RbTiOAsO<sub>4</sub>. Using a Brewster-cut 200-μm-thick crystal of β-BaB<sub>2</sub>O<sub>4</sub>, we have generated transform-limited visible pulses tunable from 620 to 660 nm by tuning the Ti:sapphire pump laser alone. Average output powers of 170 mW in pulses with durations as short as 60 fs have been generated at a 85-MHz repetition rate.

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D. T. Reid, M. Ebrahimzadeh, and W. Sibbett, "Efficient femtosecond pulse generation in the visible in a frequency-doubled optical parametric oscillator based on RbTiOAsO4," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1157-1163 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-12-6-1157


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