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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 4 — Feb. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1188–1192

Efficient all solid-state continuous-wave yellow-orange light source

Jirí Janousek, Sandra Johansson, Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg, Shunhua Wang, Jesper L. Mortensen, Preben Buchhave, and Fredrik Laurell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 4, pp. 1188-1192 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.001188


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Abstract

We present highly efficient sum-frequency generation between two CW IR lasers using periodically poled KTP. The system is based on the 1064 and 1342 nm laser-lines of two Nd:YVO4 lasers. This is an all solid-state light source in the yellow-orange spectral range. The system is optimized in terms of efficiency as well as stability. We compare the performance of a singly and a doubly resonant system, and find that the stability of the singly resonant system is superior to that of the doubly resonant system. We find that the overall conversion efficiency of the single resonant system is higher than for the doubly resonant configuration.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: January 18, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 14, 2005
Published: February 21, 2005

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Jirí Janousek, Sandra Johansson, Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg, Shunhua Wang, Jesper Mortensen, Preben Buchhave, and Fredrik Laurell, "Efficient all solid-state continuous-wave yellow-orange light source," Opt. Express 13, 1188-1192 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-4-1188


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