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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 2 — Jun. 1, 2011
  • pp: 201–206

5 mm thick periodically poled Rb-doped KTP for high energy optical parametric frequency conversion

Andrius Zukauskas, Nicky Thilmann, Valdas Pasiskevicius, Fredrik Laurell, and Carlota Canalias  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 201-206 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.1.000201


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Abstract

A 5 mm thick periodically poled bulk Rb-doped KTiOPO4 (KTP) crystal with a period of 38.86 µm was fabricated by electric field poling. Chemical etching and optical evaluation show a high quality of the periodic ferroelectric domain structure through the whole crystal aperture. The fabricated quasi-phase matching (QPM) device was used in an optical parametric oscillator pumped at 1064 nm with 12 ns pulses at 100 Hz repetition rate to generate 60 mJ parametric radiation with a conversion efficiency of 50%.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2260) Materials : Ferroelectrics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optical Materials

History
Original Manuscript: April 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 13, 2011
Published: May 18, 2011

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Advances in Optical Materials (2011) Optical Materials Express

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Andrius Zukauskas, Nicky Thilmann, Valdas Pasiskevicius, Fredrik Laurell, and Carlota Canalias, "5 mm thick periodically poled Rb-doped KTP for high energy optical parametric frequency conversion," Opt. Mater. Express 1, 201-206 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-1-2-201


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