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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2014
  • pp: 12829–12835

Ultraviolet vortex generation using periodically bonded β-BaB2O4 device

Yuta Sasaki, Mio Koyama, Katsuhiko Miyamoto, Yoshimi Ariga, Tomomi Onda, Ichiro Shoji, and Takashige Omatsu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 12829-12835 (2014)

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This paper describes the first demonstration of ultraviolet (266nm) vortex generation using the combination of a frequency-doubled nanosecond green laser, a spiral phase plate, and a periodically bonded β-BaB2O4 device. For a laser pumping energy of 9.1 mJ, an ultraviolet vortex energy of 1.24 mJ was obtained, corresponding to a conversion efficiency of 13.7%.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(080.4865) Geometric optics : Optical vortices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: April 3, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2014
Published: May 19, 2014

Yuta Sasaki, Mio Koyama, Katsuhiko Miyamoto, Yoshimi Ariga, Tomomi Onda, Ichiro Shoji, and Takashige Omatsu, "Ultraviolet vortex generation using periodically bonded β-BaB2O4 device," Opt. Express 22, 12829-12835 (2014)

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