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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 25 — Dec. 10, 2007
  • pp: 17146–17150

Frequency-doubling in femtosecond laser inscribed periodically-poled potassium titanyl phosphate waveguides

S. Campbell, R. R. Thomson, D. P. Hand, A. K. Kar, D. T. Reid, C. Canalias, V. Pasiskevicius, and F. Laurell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 25, pp. 17146-17150 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.017146


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Abstract

Frequency doubling has been achieved in femtosecond-laserinscribed single-mode waveguides written in two periodically-poled potassium titanyl phosphate crystals. A conversion efficiency of 0.22 %W-1 was obtained for first-order quasi-phase matching at 980 nm and an efficiency of 0.02 %W-1 for third-order quasi-phase matching at 800 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 5, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 21, 2007
Published: December 7, 2007

Citation
S. Campbell, R. R. Thomson, D. P. Hand, A. K. Kar, D. T. Reid, C. Canalias, V. Pasiskevicius, and F. Laurell, "Frequency-doubling in femtosecond laser inscribed periodically-poled potassium titanyl phosphate waveguides," Opt. Express 15, 17146-17150 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-25-17146


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