OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2007
  • pp: 576–580

High-efficiency blue-light generation with a ring cavity with periodically poled KTP

Fabrizio Villa, Antonino Chiummo, Elisabeth Giacobino, and Alberto Bramati  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 576-580 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.000576


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (124 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We report on the frequency doubling of a Ti:Sa laser at a wavelength of 852 nm , corresponding to the cesium D 2 line, using a periodically poled KTP crystal (PPKTP) placed in a singly resonant ring cavity. We have obtained a maximum stable power of 330 mW for a mode-matched power of 600 mW ( η = 55 % ) . This is, to our knowledge, the highest power obtained at this wavelength with PPKTP; moreover, the setup is inherently simple and robust.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 16, 2006
Published: February 15, 2007

Citation
Fabrizio Villa, Antonino Chiummo, Elisabeth Giacobino, and Alberto Bramati, "High-efficiency blue-light generation with a ring cavity with periodically poled KTP," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 576-580 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-3-576


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. M. D. Lukin, "Colloquium: trapping and manipulating photon states in atomic ensembles," Rev. Mod. Phys. 75, 457-472 (2003). [CrossRef]
  2. A. Dantan and M. Pinard, "Quantum-state transfer between fields and atoms in electromagnetically induced transparency," Phys. Rev. A 69, 043810 (2004). [CrossRef]
  3. A. Dantan, A. Bramati, and M. Pinard, "Atomic quantum memory: cavity versus single-pass schemes," Phys. Rev. A 71, 043801 (2005). [CrossRef]
  4. E. S. Polzik and H. J. Kimble, "Frequency doubling with KNbO3 in an external cavity," Opt. Lett. 16, 1400-1402 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. F. T. Goudarzi and E. Riis, "Efficient cw high-power frequency doubling in periodically poled KTP," Opt. Commun. 227, 389-403 (2003). [CrossRef]
  6. S. Suzuki, H. Yonezawa, F. Kannari, M. Sasaki, and A. Furusawa, "7 dB quadrature squeezing at 860 nm with periodically-poled KTiOPO4," http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0602036.
  7. S. Bourzeix, M. D. Plimmer, F. Nez, L. Julien, and F. Biraben, "Efficient frequency doubling of a continuous wave titanium:sapphire laser in an external cavity," Opt. Commun. 99, 89-94 (1993). [CrossRef]
  8. E. Jurdik, J. Hohlfeld, A. F. van Etteger, A. J. Toonen, W. L. Meerts, H. van Kempen, and T. Rasing, "Performance optimization of an external enhancement resonator for optical second-harmonic generation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1660-1667 (2002). [CrossRef]
  9. I. Biaggio, P. Kerkoc, L.-S. Wu, P. Gunter, and B. Zysset, "Refractive indices of orthorhombic KNbO3. II. Phase-matching configurations for nonlinear-optical interactions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 507-517 (1992). [CrossRef]
  10. A. D. Ludlow, H. M. Nelson, and S. D. Bergeson, "Two-photon absorption in potassium niobate," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 1813-1820 (2001). [CrossRef]
  11. H. Mabuchi, E. S. Polzik, and H. J. Kimble, "Blue-light induced infrared absorption in KNbO3," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 2023-2029 (1994). [CrossRef]
  12. R. Le Targat, J.-J. Zondy, and P. Lemonde, "75%-efficiency blue generation from an intracavity PPKTP frequency doubler," Opt. Commun. 247, 471-481 (2005). [CrossRef]
  13. P. Zeppinia, P. Cancio, G. Giusfredi, D. Mazzotti, A. Arie, G. Rosenman, and P. De Natale, "Generation of tunable green radiation in bulk periodically poled KTiOPO4," Opt. Lasers Eng. 37, 553-563 (2002). [CrossRef]
  14. Raicol Crystals Ltd, see http://www.raicol.com.
  15. T. Y. Fan, C. E. Huang, B. Q. Hu, R. C. Eckardt, Y. X. Fan, R. L. Byer, and R. S. Feigelson, "Second harmonic generation and accurate index of refraction measurements in flux-grown KTiOPO4," Appl. Opt. 26, 2390-2394 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  16. A. Arie, G. Rosenman, V. Mahal, A. Skliar, M. Oron, M. Katz, and D. Eger, "Green and ultraviolet quasi-phasematched second harmonic generation in bulk periodically-poled KTP," Opt. Commun. 142, 265-268 (1997). [CrossRef]
  17. A. Ashkin, G. D. Boyd, and J. M. Dziendzic, "Resonant optical second harmonic generation and mixing," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 2, 109-124 (1966). [CrossRef]
  18. G. D. Boyd and D. A. Kleinman, "Parametric interaction of focused Gaussian light beams," J. Appl. Phys. 39, 3597-3639 (1968). [CrossRef]
  19. A. Douillet, J.-J. Zondy, A. Yelisseyev, S. Lobanov, and L. Isaenko, "Stability and frequency tuning of thermally loaded continuous-wave AgGaS2 optical parametric oscillators," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 1481-1498 (1999). [CrossRef]
  20. R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, J. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, "Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator," Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited