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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1998
  • pp: 61–63

Femtosecond optical parametric oscillator based on periodically poled KTiOPO4

Tolga Kartaloğlu, Kahraman G. Köprülü, Orhan Aytür, Michael Sundheimer, and William P. Risk  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 61-63 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000061


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Abstract

We report a femtosecond optical parametric oscillator based on a periodically poled KTiOPO<sub>4</sub> crystal for which quasi-phase matching is achieved with a 24-µm poling period. The singly resonant parametric oscillator, synchronously pumped by a Ti:sapphire laser at a wavelength of 758 nm, generates a signal at 1200 nm and an idler at 2060 nm. The maximum signal power conversion efficiency of the device is 22% with a pump depletion of 69%. We tune the signal wavelength over a 200-nm band by changing the cavity length. In addition, pump wavelength tuning provides output tunability in the 1000–1235-nm range.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

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Tolga Kartaloğlu, Kahraman G. Köprülü, Orhan Aytür, Michael Sundheimer, and William P. Risk, "Femtosecond optical parametric oscillator based on periodically poled KTiOPO4," Opt. Lett. 23, 61-63 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-1-61


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