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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1264–1266

Output power and spectrum of optical parametric generator in the superfluorescent regime

Shy Acco, Pinhas Blau, and Ady Arie  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 11, pp. 1264-1266 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.001264


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Abstract

Explicit expressions for the irradiance and signal spectrum of an optical parametric generator were derived. The calculation is in quantitative agreement with measurements of parametric generators with three different lengths of crystals operating in the superfluorescent regime. The measured spectrum was predicted for the entire measured range up to a gain-length product of 16, and the measured signal power was accurately derived up to a gain-length product of 10.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(270.6630) Quantum optics : Superradiance, superfluorescence
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes
(230.7405) Optical devices : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 26, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 14, 2008
Published: May 30, 2008

Citation
Shy Acco, Pinhas Blau, and Ady Arie, "Output power and spectrum of optical parametric generator in the superfluorescent regime," Opt. Lett. 33, 1264-1266 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-11-1264


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