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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 6 — Mar. 16, 2009
  • pp: 4289–4294

Simultaneous optical parametric oscillation and intracavity second-harmonic generation based on a hexagonally poled lithium tantalate

P. Xu, J. F. Wang, C. Li, Z. D. Xie, X. J. Lv, H. Y. Leng, J. S. Zhao, and S. N. Zhu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 6, pp. 4289-4294 (2009)

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Simultaneous optical parametric oscillation and intracavity second-harmonic generation based on a hexagonally poled lithium tantalate is reported. Both the optical parametric oscillation and the cascaded noncollinear second-order harmonic generation processes reach a high efficiency. A variety of possible self-doubling optical parametric oscillation processes indicate this hexagonally poled lithium tantalate has potential applications as a compact multi-wavelength light source.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: December 10, 2008
Revised Manuscript: January 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 29, 2009
Published: March 3, 2009

P. Xu, J. F. Wang, C. Li, Z. D. Xie, X. J. Lv, H. Y. Leng, J. S. Zhao, and S. N. Zhu, "Simultaneous optical parametric oscillation and intracavity second-harmonic generation based on a hexagonally poled lithium tantalate," Opt. Express 17, 4289-4294 (2009)

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