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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 16 — Aug. 7, 2006
  • pp: 7456–7462

Generation of 1064 nm pulses accurately synchronized with broadband 794 nm pulses by CW-seeded intracavity non-collinear OPA

Shixiang Xu, Hui Zhai, Zhixiong Xu, Yan Peng, and Heping Zeng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 16, pp. 7456-7462 (2006)

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A straightforward all-optical way is demonstrated to synchronize broadband pulses of Ti:sapphire lasers with pulses at 1064 nm, wherein background-free pulses around 1064 nm are generated by non-collinear optical parametric amplification seeded with an intracavity continuous-wave He-Ne laser. The intracavity He-Ne laser provides sufficient seed power to dominate over parametric fluorescence. With an intracavity power of 200 mW, the idler pulse at 1064 nm has the pulse-energy about 6 nJ.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: April 25, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 30, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 4, 2006
Published: August 7, 2006

Shixiang Xu, Hui Zhai, Zhixiong Xu, Yan Peng, and Heping Zeng, "Generation of 1064 nm pulses accurately synchronized with broadband 794 nm pulses by CW-seeded intracavity non-collinear OPA," Opt. Express 14, 7456-7462 (2006)

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