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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1540–1542

Self-optical parametric oscillation in periodically poled neodymium-doped lithium niobate

L. Barraco, A. Grisard, E. Lallier, P. Bourdon, and J.-P. Pocholle  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 17, pp. 1540-1542 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.001540


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Abstract

Self-optical parametric oscillation is demonstrated for the first time to our knowledge in a periodically poled neodymium-doped lithium niobate (Nd:PPLN) crystal. The crystal is pumped by a cw Ti:sapphire laser at 813.5 nm. The Nd3+ ions absorb the 813.5-nm radiation to generate 1084-nm laser oscillation. The internally Q switched 1084-nm radiation pumps the periodically poled lithium niobate host matrix to generate optical parametric oscillation at 1.55 and 3.6 µm . Up to 24% conversion efficiency from laser to signal is observed.

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(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

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L. Barraco, A. Grisard, E. Lallier, P. Bourdon, and J.-P. Pocholle, "Self-optical parametric oscillation in periodically poled neodymium-doped lithium niobate," Opt. Lett. 27, 1540-1542 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-17-1540


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