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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2009
  • pp: 217–219

Second-harmonic-generation microsystem light source at 488 nm for Raman spectroscopy

Martin Maiwald, Daniel Jedrzejczyk, Alexander Sahm, Katrin Paschke, Reiner Güther, Bernd Sumpf, Götz Erbert, and Günther Tränkle  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 217-219 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.000217


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Abstract

A microsystem excitation light source emitting at 488 nm is presented. A direct single-pass nonlinear frequency conversion using a diode laser emission at 976 nm and a periodically poled lithium niobate waveguide crystal for efficient second-harmonic generation is demonstrated. This was realized on a micro-optical bench with a combined thermal management and a footprint of ( 25 mm × 5 mm ) . At 217 mW fundamental power a generated power of 56 mW at 488 nm with a conversion efficiency of 26% was achieved. With a power stability below 1%, this wavelength stabilized compact device is well suited for Raman spectroscopy.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(170.5660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Raman spectroscopy
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: October 7, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2008
Published: January 14, 2009

Citation
Martin Maiwald, Daniel Jedrzejczyk, Alexander Sahm, Katrin Paschke, Reiner Güther, Bernd Sumpf, Götz Erbert, and Günther Tränkle, "Second-harmonic-generation microsystem light source at 488 nm for Raman spectroscopy," Opt. Lett. 34, 217-219 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-2-217


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