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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1995
  • pp: 1104–1106

Efficient generation of infrared picosecond pulses from 10 to 20 μm

A. Dhirani and P. Guyot-Sionnest  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 10, pp. 1104-1106 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.20.001104


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Abstract

Starting with 11-ps pulses of 8-mJ energy at 1.064 μm and using a sequence of a KTP crystal and a CdSe crystal, we generate infrared pulses from 10 to 20 μm with energies ranging from 40 to 5 μJ. The quantum efficiency of the last stage is higher than 50% from 10 to 18 μm.

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Original Manuscript: January 3, 1995
Published: May 15, 1995

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A. Dhirani and P. Guyot-Sionnest, "Efficient generation of infrared picosecond pulses from 10 to 20 μm," Opt. Lett. 20, 1104-1106 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-20-10-1104


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