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Picosecond laser amplifier for optical-parametric-oscillator pumping
Author(s): Razvan V. Dabu; Constantin G. Fenic; Ionel-Valeriu Grozescu; Aurel Stratan; N. Negoita; G. L. Muscalu
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Paper Abstract

We describe a source of visible (532 nm) radiation for pumping picosecond optical parametric oscillators. Picosecond pulses generated by a passively Q-switched Nd:YAG oscillator are amplified in two amplifier stages and frequency doubled in a KDP crystal cut for type I or type II phase-matching. Trains of pulses of 7 - 11 mJ over-all energy are generated, single pulse energy is 450 - 600 (mu) J and pulsewidth about 40 ps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1995
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2461, ROMOPTO '94: Fourth Conference in Optics, (8 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.203585
Show Author Affiliations
Razvan V. Dabu, Institute of Atomic Physics (Romania)
Constantin G. Fenic, Institute of Atomic Physics (Romania)
Ionel-Valeriu Grozescu, Institute of Atomic Physics (Romania)
Aurel Stratan, Institute of Atomic Physics (Romania)
N. Negoita, Institute of Nuclear Physics and Engineering (Romania)
G. L. Muscalu, PROOPTICA (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2461:
ROMOPTO '94: Fourth Conference in Optics
Valentin I. Vlad, Editor(s)

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