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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1344–1352

Two-color femtosecond optical parametric oscillator with 1.7 W output pumped by a 7.4 W Yb:KGW laser

Robin Hegenbarth, Andy Steinmann, György Tóth, János Hebling, and Harald Giessen  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 28, Issue 5, pp. 1344-1352 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.28.001344


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Abstract

We demonstrate a high-power two-color femtosecond near-infrared optical parametric oscillator synchronously pumped by a 7.4 W femtosecond Yb:KGW laser. This system is almost gap-free tunable with signal wavelengths ranging between 1445 and 1880 nm , with up to 1.7 W average signal output power at femtosecond pulse durations. At wavelengths near the point at which the cavity group-delay dispersion equals zero, dual-signal-wavelength operation occurs due to equal group delay at two wavelengths.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 15, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 21, 2011
Published: April 29, 2011

Citation
Robin Hegenbarth, Andy Steinmann, György Tóth, János Hebling, and Harald Giessen, "Two-color femtosecond optical parametric oscillator with 1.7 W output pumped by a 7.4 W Yb:KGW laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 1344-1352 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-28-5-1344


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