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  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1834–1838

Femtosecond mid-IR difference-frequency generation in LiInSe2

Marcus Beutler, Ingo Rimke, Edlef Büttner, Valentin Petrov, and Ludmila Isaenko  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 11, pp. 1834-1838 (2013)

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We employ LiInSe2 nonlinear crystal for difference-frequency generation between signal and idler of a synchronously pumped femtosecond optical parametric oscillator at 80 MHz achieving continuous tuning from 4 µm (16.7 mW) to 11.5 µm (2.3 mW).

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optical Materials

Original Manuscript: July 31, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 1, 2013
Published: October 9, 2013

Marcus Beutler, Ingo Rimke, Edlef Büttner, Valentin Petrov, and Ludmila Isaenko, "Femtosecond mid-IR difference-frequency generation in LiInSe2," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 1834-1838 (2013)

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