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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 14 — Jul. 12, 2004
  • pp: 3108–3113

Bandwidth increase by controlled angular dispersion of signal beam in optical parametric amplification

Luis Cardoso and Gonçalo Figueira  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 14, pp. 3108-3113 (2004)

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Angular dispersion of the signal beam inside the nonlinear media is introduced to improve the non-collinear phase-matching range. Simulations run for BBO crystals predict that bandwidth increase is possible for most of the application spectral range and that it can surpass one order of magnitude in some particular configurations.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

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Original Manuscript: May 28, 2004
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2004
Published: July 12, 2004

Luis Cardoso and Gonçalo Figueira, "Bandwidth increase by controlled angular dispersion of signal beam in optical parametric amplification," Opt. Express 12, 3108-3113 (2004)

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