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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21786–21792

Incoherently pumped continuous wave optical parametric oscillator broadened by non-collinear phasematching

Jelle Storteboom, Chris J. Lee, Ab F. Nieuwenhuis, Ian D. Lindsay, and Klaus-J. Boller  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21786-21792 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.021786


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Abstract

In this paper, we report on a singly resonant optical parametric oscillator (OPO) pumped by an amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) source. The pump focusing conditions allow non-collinear phasematching, which resulted in a 230 nm (190 cm−1) spectral bandwidth. Calculations indicate that such phasematching schemes may be used to further broaden OPO spectral bandwidths.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 14, 2011
Published: October 20, 2011

Citation
Jelle Storteboom, Chris J. Lee, Ab F. Nieuwenhuis, Ian D. Lindsay, and Klaus-J. Boller, "Incoherently pumped continuous wave optical parametric oscillator broadened by non-collinear phasematching," Opt. Express 19, 21786-21792 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-22-21786


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