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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 1 — Jan. 4, 2010
  • pp: 253–258

High energy quasi-phase matched
 optical parametric oscillation
 using Mg-doped congruent LiTaO3 crystal

Hideki Ishizuki and Takunori Taira  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 253-258 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.000253


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Abstract

We report on high energy optical parametric oscillation of 118 mJ output with ~70% slope efficiency in 10 ns duration of 30 Hz operation by using Mg-doped congruent composition LiTaO3 (MgLT). The periodically poled MgLT device with ~30 µm period for quasi-phase matching (QPM) in 5-mm-thick crystal are prepared. MgLT crystal could become a candidate for high-energy and higher durability material of QPM device, compared to conventional Mg-doped congruent composition LiNbO3.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 3, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 17, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: December 18, 2009
Published: December 23, 2009

Citation
Hideki Ishizuki and Takunori Taira, "High energy quasi-phase matched
 optical parametric oscillation
 using Mg-doped congruent LiTaO3 crystal," Opt. Express 18, 253-258 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-1-253


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