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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 3319–3321

Experimental demonstration of five-beam-pumped optical parametric amplification

Gabriel Mennerat, Benoît Trophème, and Benoît Boulanger  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 17, pp. 3319-3321 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003319


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrated optical parametric amplification with five pumps coming from two different oscillators. By spreading those partially mutually incoherent pumps at 532 nm over different phase-matching directions around a signal at 725 nm, we obtained a pumps-to-signal efficiency of 27%.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(140.3298) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam combining

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 11, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 28, 2013
Published: August 22, 2013

Citation
Gabriel Mennerat, Benoît Trophème, and Benoît Boulanger, "Experimental demonstration of five-beam-pumped optical parametric amplification," Opt. Lett. 38, 3319-3321 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-17-3319


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