The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Low-threshold picosecond optical parametric oscillation in quasi-phase-matched lithium niobate

Low-threshold picosecond optical parametric oscillation in quasi-phase-matched lithium niobate
Low-threshold picosecond optical parametric oscillation in quasi-phase-matched lithium niobate
We report a singly resonant optical parametric oscillator in periodically poled lithium niobate. synchronously pumped by the second harmonic of an amplified 10 µs pulse train from a continuous wave mode-locked Nd:YLF laser. Pulses of ~2 ps duration have been generated over the tuning range from 883 to 1285 nm with a typical threshold of 200 mW average power within the 10 µs envelope. The M2 beam quality factor for the generated signal was ~1.1, indicating absence of any significant photorefractive damage.
0003-6951
1029-1031
Pruneri, V.
0e97eb94-b682-409f-a107-ae6b84763f02
Butterworth, S.D.
d2fdb456-6422-4d02-87e6-0b63a3fed706
Hanna, D.C.
3da5a5b4-71c2-4441-bb67-21f0d28a187d
Pruneri, V.
0e97eb94-b682-409f-a107-ae6b84763f02
Butterworth, S.D.
d2fdb456-6422-4d02-87e6-0b63a3fed706
Hanna, D.C.
3da5a5b4-71c2-4441-bb67-21f0d28a187d

Pruneri, V., Butterworth, S.D. and Hanna, D.C. (1996) Low-threshold picosecond optical parametric oscillation in quasi-phase-matched lithium niobate. Applied Physics Letters, 69, 1029-1031. (doi:10.1063/1.118166).

Record type: Article

Abstract

We report a singly resonant optical parametric oscillator in periodically poled lithium niobate. synchronously pumped by the second harmonic of an amplified 10 µs pulse train from a continuous wave mode-locked Nd:YLF laser. Pulses of ~2 ps duration have been generated over the tuning range from 883 to 1285 nm with a typical threshold of 200 mW average power within the 10 µs envelope. The M2 beam quality factor for the generated signal was ~1.1, indicating absence of any significant photorefractive damage.

Text
576P.pdf - Other
Download (247kB)

More information

Published date: 1996

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 78344
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78344
ISSN: 0003-6951
PURE UUID: 236af851-abac-4eb3-8799-583ada81ad1b

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 25 Jul 2018 16:32

Export record

Altmetrics

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×