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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2012
  • pp: 4224–4226

Blue-pumped whispering gallery optical parametric oscillator

Christoph Sebastian Werner, Tobias Beckmann, Karsten Buse, and Ingo Breunig  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 20, pp. 4224-4226 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004224


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Abstract

We demonstrate a whispering gallery optical parametric oscillator pumped at 488 nm wavelength. This millimeter-sized device has a pump threshold of 160 μW. The signal field is tunable between 707 and 865 nm wavelength and the idler field between 1120 and 1575 nm through temperature variation. Although the conversion efficiency is fundamentally limited to several percent because of absorption loss for the pump wave, the results provide evidence that such oscillators will be able to cover finally the entire visible range.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 21, 2012
Published: October 5, 2012

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October 17, 2012 Spotlight on Optics

Citation
Christoph Sebastian Werner, Tobias Beckmann, Karsten Buse, and Ingo Breunig, "Blue-pumped whispering gallery optical parametric oscillator," Opt. Lett. 37, 4224-4226 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-20-4224


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