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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 10 — May. 10, 2010
  • pp: 10308–10314

Narrow linewidth 578 nm light generation using frequency-doubling with a waveguide PPLN pumped by an optical injection-locked diode laser

Eok Bong Kim, Won-Kyu Lee, Chang Yong Park, Dai-Hyuk Yu, and Sang Eon Park  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 10, pp. 10308-10314 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.010308


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Abstract

This study demonstrates 578 nm yellow light generation with a narrow linewidth using a waveguide periodically poled lithium niboate (PPLN) and an optical injection-locked diode laser. The frequency of an external cavity diode laser used as a master laser operating at 1156 nm in optical injection-locking mode was locked into a high-finesse cavity with the Pound-Drever-Hall technique, which results in a linewidth reduction of the master laser. The linewidth of the master laser was estimated to be approximately 1.6 kHz. In an effort to amplify the optical power, a distributed feed-back laser was phase-locked to the master laser by an optical injection-locking technique. A waveguide PPLN was used for second harmonic generation. Frequency-doubled yellow light of approximately 2.4 mW was obtained with a conversion efficiency of 6.5%.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 26, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2010
Published: May 3, 2010

Citation
Eok Bong Kim, Won-Kyu Lee, Chang Yong Park, Dai-Hyuk Yu, and Sang Eon Park, "Narrow linewidth 578 nm light generation using frequency-doubling with a waveguide PPLN pumped by an optical injection-locked diode laser," Opt. Express 18, 10308-10314 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-10-10308


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