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Optical Engineering

Red, blue, and green laser-light generation from the NYAB nonlinear crystal
Author(s): Daniel Jaque Garcia; Juan Capmany; Jose Garcia Sole
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Paper Abstract

Continuous wave red, green, and blue laser light are generated under IR-pumping crystals of Nd3+:YAl3(BO3)4 by a Ti:sapphire laser. The red (669-nm) and green (532-nm) radiations are obtained by self-frequency doubling of the fundamental laser lines at 1338 nm (4F3/2?4/13/2 channel) and 1062 nm (4F3/2?4/11/2 channel), respectively. Blue laser radiation (458 nm) is achieved by self-sum-frequency mixing of the main laser line at 1062 nm and the pumping radiation at 807 nm. The main spectroscopic and nonlinear properties of this crystal are included. In addition, a simple model devoted to optimizing the blue radiation is provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 38(11) doi: 10.1117/1.602298
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 38, Issue 11
Show Author Affiliations
Daniel Jaque Garcia, Univ. Autonoma de Madrid (Spain)
Juan Capmany, Univ. Autonoma de Madrid (Spain)
Jose Garcia Sole, Univ. Autonoma de Madrid (Spain)


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