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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 13 — Jun. 18, 2012
  • pp: 13684–13691

Generation of ultrashort 25-μJ pulses at 200 nm by dual broadband frequency doubling with a thin KBe2BO3F2 crystal

Chun Zhou, Teruto Kanai, Xiaoyang Wang, Yong Zhu, Chuangtian Chen, and Shuntaro Watanabe  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 13, pp. 13684-13691 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.013684


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Abstract

Ultrashort pulses with a 25-μJ output energy were generated at 200 nm by dual broadband frequency doubling with a thin KBe2BO3F2 (KBBF) crystal at 1 kHz as the fourth harmonic of a high power Ti:sapphire laser. The spectrum was broadened to a spectral width of 2.25 nm. The pulse duration of 56 fs was measured by single-shot autocorrelation with two-photon fluorescence from self-trapped excitons in a CaF2 crystal.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 12, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 23, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 24, 2012
Published: June 4, 2012

Citation
Chun Zhou, Teruto Kanai, Xiaoyang Wang, Yong Zhu, Chuangtian Chen, and Shuntaro Watanabe, "Generation of ultrashort 25-μJ pulses at 200 nm by dual broadband frequency doubling with a thin KBe2BO3F2 crystal," Opt. Express 20, 13684-13691 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-13-13684


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