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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2008
  • pp: B39–B43

Sum-frequency generation between an actively synchronized ultrashort Ti:sapphire laser and a Nd : Y V O 4 laser

Huan Zhao, Peng Wang, Jiangfeng Zhu, Qiang Du, and Zhiyi Wei  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 7, pp. B39-B43 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.25.000B39


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Abstract

We realized stable synchronization between a femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser and a picosecond Nd : Y V O 4 laser by using a precise phase-locked loop technology; ultrashort laser pulses at a wavelength around 460 nm were generated by frequency mixing both laser branches. This work demonstrated a feasible way to extend the available ultrashort laser wavelength through nonlinear frequency mixing technology.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 29, 2008
Published: April 24, 2008

Citation
Huan Zhao, Peng Wang, Jiangfeng Zhu, Qiang Du, and Zhiyi Wei, "Sum-frequency generation between an actively synchronized ultrashort Ti:sapphire laser and a Nd:YVO4 laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, B39-B43 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-25-7-B39


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