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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 2 — Jan. 16, 2012
  • pp: 912–917

High power ultra-widely tuneable femtosecond pulses from a non-collinear optical parametric oscillator (NOPO)

T. Lang, T. Binhammer, S. Rausch, G. Palmer, M. Emons, M. Schultze, A. Harth, and U. Morgner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 912-917 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.000912


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Abstract

We present an ultra-widely tunable non-collinear optical parametric oscillator with an average output power of more than 3 W and a repetition frequency of 34 MHz. The system is pumped by the second harmonic of a femtosecond Yb:KLu(WO4)2 thin-disk laser oscillator. The wavelength of the signal pulse can be rapidly tuned over a wide range from the visible to the NIR just by scanning the resonator length.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 9, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 21, 2011
Published: January 4, 2012

Citation
T. Lang, T. Binhammer, S. Rausch, G. Palmer, M. Emons, M. Schultze, A. Harth, and U. Morgner, "High power ultra-widely tuneable femtosecond pulses from a non-collinear optical parametric oscillator (NOPO)," Opt. Express 20, 912-917 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-2-912


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