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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 3 — Jan. 31, 2011
  • pp: 2046–2051

A compact light source at 461 nm using a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide for strontium magneto-optical trapping

Daisuke Akamatsu, Masami Yasuda, Takuya Kohno, Atsushi Onae, and Feng-Lei Hong  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 2046-2051 (2011)

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We have developed a compact light source at 461 nm using a single-pass periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide for second-harmonic (SH) generation. The obtained optical power at 461 nm is 76 mW when the power of the 922-nm fundamental light coupled into the waveguide is 248 mW. Although a narrowing of the phase-matching temperature acceptance bandwidth is observed at a high SH power, stable overnight operation is realized by carefully controlling the device temperature within an uncertainty of 0.01 °C.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices
(020.3320) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser cooling

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: November 16, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 6, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 13, 2011
Published: January 19, 2011

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Daisuke Akamatsu, Masami Yasuda, Takuya Kohno, Atsushi Onae, and Feng-Lei Hong, "A compact light source at 461 nm using a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide for strontium magneto-optical trapping," Opt. Express 19, 2046-2051 (2011)

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