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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 11660–11669

UV Second Harmonic Generation at 266 nm in He+ Implanted β-BaB2O4 Optical Waveguides

R. Degl’Innocenti, A. Majkic, F. Sulser, L. Mutter, G. Poberaj, and P. Günter  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 11660-11669 (2008)

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We report on the second harmonic generation of deep UV light in β-BaB2O4 (BBO) waveguides pumped by a frequency-doubled continuous-wave Nd:YAG laser. An output power of 0.32 mW at 266 nm has been achieved for an internal pump power of 670 mW. Optical channel waveguides in BBO crystals were produced by He+ ion implantation, lithographic masking and ion etching. The linear and nonlinear optical properties and the power handling capability of these waveguides are presented.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: May 7, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 16, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 16, 2008
Published: July 18, 2008

R. Degl'Innocenti, A. Majkic, F. Sulser, L. Mutter, G. Poberaj, and P. Günter, "UV Second Harmonic Generation at 266 nm in He+ Implanted β -BaB2O4 Optical Waveguides," Opt. Express 16, 11660-11669 (2008)

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