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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1992
  • pp: 13–15

Tunable optical frequency division using a phase-locked optical parametric oscillator

D. Lee and N. C. Wong  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 13-15 (1992)

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We report the experimental demonstration of a novel optical parametric oscillator approach to tunable optical frequency division. The beat frequency of the signal and idler subharmonic outputs of a tunable cw KTP optical parametric oscillator was phase locked to a microwave reference frequency source, which thus permitted precise determination of the output frequencies at approximately half the input pump frequency.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 11, 1991
Published: January 1, 1992

D. Lee and N. C. Wong, "Tunable optical frequency division using a phase-locked optical parametric oscillator," Opt. Lett. 17, 13-15 (1992)

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