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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2006
  • pp: 282–288

Tunable coherent infrared source from 5 16 μ m based on difference-frequency mixing in an indium-doped GaSe crystal

Subhasis Das, Chittaranjan Ghosh, Sudipta Gangopadhyay, Udit Chatterjee, Gopal C. Bhar, Valeriy G. Voevodin, and Olga G. Voevodina  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 282-288 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.000282


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Abstract

A tunable coherent infrared source based on a double-difference-frequency-mixing technique in an indium-doped GaSe crystal in the last stage, with a Nd:YAG laser as the basic pump source, is reported. Angular acceptance as well as spectral acceptance has been measured. The energy output of the infrared radiation has been measured. Absorption characteristics of polystyrene and polythene sheets have been measured with the generated radiation; the main peaks correspond to spectrophotometric measurement.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 11, 2005
Revised Manuscript: August 30, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: September 2, 2005

Citation
Subhasis Das, Chittaranjan Ghosh, Sudipta Gangopadhyay, Udit Chatterjee, Gopal C. Bhar, Valeriy G. Voevodin, and Olga G. Voevodina, "Tunable coherent infrared source from 5-16 µm based on difference-frequency mixing in an indium-doped GaSe crystal," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 282-288 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-2-282


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