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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 14 — Jul. 6, 2009
  • pp: 12039–12042

Efficient frequency doubling of a femtosecond Yb:KGW laser in a BiB3O6 crystal

Arkady Major, Daaf Sandkuijl, and Virginijus Barzda  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 14, pp. 12039-12042 (2009)

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Efficient frequency doubling of a high-power femtosecond Yb:KGW laser in a nonlinear BiBO crystal is demonstrated. Green second harmonic generation with more than 1.1 W of average power and 41% conversion efficiency was achieved using a single-pass configuration.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 15, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 1, 2009
Published: July 2, 2009

Arkady Major, Daaf Sandkuijl, and Virginijus Barzda, "Efficient frequency doubling of a femtosecond Yb:KGW laser in a BiB3O6 crystal," Opt. Express 17, 12039-12042 (2009)

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