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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1387–1389

Division by 3 of optical frequencies by use of difference-frequency generation in noncritically phase-matched RbTiOAsO4

Olivier Pfister, Manfred Mürtz, Joseph S. Wells, Leo Hollberg, and James T. Murray  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 17, pp. 1387-1389 (1996)

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A new scheme for coherently connecting optical frequencies in a 3:1 ratio has been demonstrated. To phase lock a Nd:YAG laser at 1064 nm with a CO overtone laser at 3192 nm, we generated their difference frequency in RbTiOAsO4 (RTA) and beat it against the second harmonic of 3192 nm that was generated in AgGaSe2.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 7, 1996
Published: September 1, 1996

Olivier Pfister, Manfred Mürtz, Joseph S. Wells, James T. Murray, and Leo Hollberg, "Division by 3 of optical frequencies by use of difference-frequency generation in noncritically phase-matched RbTiOAsO4," Opt. Lett. 21, 1387-1389 (1996)

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