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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 18 — Aug. 31, 2009
  • pp: 16073–16080

Highly efficient single-pass second harmonic generation in a periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 waveguide pumped by a fiber laser at 1111.6 nm

Hailing Jiang, Guohui Li, and Xinye Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 18, pp. 16073-16080 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.016073


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Abstract

A green light at 556 nm is generated by direct frequency doubling of a fiber laser at 1111.6 nm with a periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 waveguide. We have investigated optical inhomogeneities by measuring the temperature tuning curve of second harmonic generation, and the obtained parameters are used for identifying the uniformity of the waveguide. The thermal dephasing could be diminished by adjusting the crystal temperature, and the conversion efficiency was maximized. Finally, an output power of 111.8 mW at 556 nm was generated with 213 mW of coupled fundamental light under optimum conditions, which corresponds to 52.5% conversion efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 8, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 19, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 19, 2009
Published: August 26, 2009

Citation
Hailing Jiang, Guohui Li, and Xinye Xu, "Highly efficient single-pass second harmonic generation in a periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 waveguide pumped by a fiber laser at 1111.6 nm," Opt. Express 17, 16073-16080 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-18-16073


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