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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 13 — Jun. 21, 2010
  • pp: 13331–13336

Single-pass sum-frequency-generation of 589-nm yellow light based on dual-wavelength Nd:YAG laser with periodically-poled LiTaO3 crystal

L. N. Zhao, J. Su, X.P. Hu, X. J. Lv, Z. D. Xie, G. Zhao, P. Xu, and S. N. Zhu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 13, pp. 13331-13336 (2010)

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We demonstrate a compact all-solid-state yellow laser source based on Q-switched dual-wavelength Nd:YAG laser and periodically-poled LiTaO3 crystal. 589-nm yellow light was generated by single-pass sum-frequency generation of the fundamental IR waves at 1064 and 1319 nm. The maximum output power of yellow light was 506 mW and the corresponding conversion efficiency was ~5.5% [W−1cm−1].

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OCIS Codes
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: April 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 3, 2010
Published: June 7, 2010

L. N. Zhao, J. Su, X.P. Hu, X. J. Lv, Z. D. Xie, G. Zhao, P. Xu, and S. N. Zhu, "Single-pass sum-frequency-generation of 589-nm yellow light based on dual-wavelength Nd:YAG laser with periodically-poled LiTaO3 crystal," Opt. Express 18, 13331-13336 (2010)

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