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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2000
  • pp: 84–89

Sensitivity to noise in synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillators

Andrew J. Scroggie, Gian-Luca Oppo, and Giampaolo D’Alessandro  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 84-89 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.17.000084


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Abstract

We give numerical evidence that a singly resonant optical parametric oscillator is sensitive to noise in the single-pulse regime throughout the evolution of the fields. The noise induces pulse jitter that can be eliminated by use of either a small-amplitude injected field or an additional feedback cavity.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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Andrew J. Scroggie, Gian-Luca Oppo, and Giampaolo D’Alessandro, "Sensitivity to noise in synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillators," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 84-89 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-17-1-84


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