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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 5 — Mar. 6, 2006
  • pp: 1905–1912

Highly efficient second, third and fourth harmonic generation from a two-branch femtosecond erbium fiber source

Konstantinos Moutzouris, Florian Sotier, Florian Adler, and Alfred Leitenstorfer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 5, pp. 1905-1912 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.001905


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Abstract

We report on highly efficient second, third and fourth harmonic generation from a femtosecond erbium-doped fiber source operating at 98 MHz repetition rate. By use of quasi-phase-matching in fan-out poled MgO:LiNbO3, we generate pulses at 770 nm, 520 nm and 390 nm, with corresponding average powers of 120 mW, 55 mW and 6 mW, respectively. Our device can be employed as a two-color source providing radiation from ultraviolet to near infrared.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 22, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: February 16, 2006
Published: March 6, 2006

Citation
Konstantinos Moutzouris, Florian Sotier, Florian Adler, and Alfred Leitenstorfer, "Highly efficient second, third and fourth harmonic generation from a two- branch femtosecond erbium fiber source," Opt. Express 14, 1905-1912 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-5-1905


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