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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2013
  • pp: 3903–3905

High efficiency and high peak power picosecond mid-infrared optical parametric amplifier based on BaGa4Se7 crystal

Feng Yang, Ji-yong Yao, Hong-yan Xu, Kai Feng, Wen-long Yin, Fang-qin Li, Jing Yang, Shi-feng Du, Qin-jun Peng, Jing-yuan Zhang, Da-fu Cui, Yi-cheng Wu, Chuang-tian Chen, and Zu-yan Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 19, pp. 3903-3905 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003903


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Abstract

A high efficiency and high peak power picosecond (ps) mid-infrared optical parametric amplifier with a new nonlinear crystal BaGa4Se7 pumped by a 30 ps 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser is demonstrated for the first time. The maximum photon conversion efficiency of 56% from 1064 nm to 3.9 μm idler has been achieved at the pump energy of 1.8mJ. A maximum idler output of 830 μJ at 3.9 μm with peak power of 27MW was obtained at pump energy of 9.1mJ. Moreover, a 3–5 μm idler tuning range was demonstrated, with output energies of 300μJ at 5 μm and up to 1 mJ at 3 μm at 8.2mJ pump energy.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 4, 2013
Published: September 26, 2013

Citation
Feng Yang, Ji-yong Yao, Hong-yan Xu, Kai Feng, Wen-long Yin, Fang-qin Li, Jing Yang, Shi-feng Du, Qin-jun Peng, Jing-yuan Zhang, Da-fu Cui, Yi-cheng Wu, Chuang-tian Chen, and Zu-yan Xu, "High efficiency and high peak power picosecond mid-infrared optical parametric amplifier based on BaGa4Se7 crystal," Opt. Lett. 38, 3903-3905 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-19-3903

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