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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2170–2172

Enhanced bandwidth noncollinear optical parametric amplification with a narrowband anamorphic pump

Philip J. M. Johnson, Valentyn I. Prokhorenko, and R. J. Dwayne Miller  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 11, pp. 2170-2172 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.002170


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Abstract

Through the use of anamorphic focusing, we present a method for generating broadband noncollinear optical parametric amplification in signal regions lacking a broadband phase-matching condition that is ideally suited for narrowband pump sources, herein based on an erbium-doped fiber oscillator. With a short focal length cylindrical lens to enhance the phase-matching condition and a long focal length cylindrical lens in the orthogonal plane to limit the pump power in the amplifying beta barium borate crystal, we amplify pulses in the blue–green spectral region with over 100 THz ( 3500 cm 1 ) bandwidth. The amplified signal is subsequently compressed to 9.5 fs , near the transform limit.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 20, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 24, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 1, 2011
Published: June 1, 2011

Citation
Philip J. M. Johnson, Valentyn I. Prokhorenko, and R. J. Dwayne Miller, "Enhanced bandwidth noncollinear optical parametric amplification with a narrowband anamorphic pump," Opt. Lett. 36, 2170-2172 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-11-2170


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