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Development of nonlinear crystals and violet-blue SHG laser
Author(s): Yasunori Furukawa; Satoshi Makio; Tsuyoshi Miyai; Tetsuo Andou; Masayoshi Sato
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Paper Abstract

Compact solid-state blue laser have great potential for use in optical data storage, laser beam printing, particle countering, reprographics, holography, and fluorescent bioanalysis. We report recent progresses in qualities of LiB3O5 and K3Li2 (TaxNb1-x)5O15 nonlinear crystal which are essential in manufacturing bulk-type blue SHG devices. We also review newly developed violet-blue laser, 20 mW output, using intracavity frequency doubling of a diode laser pumped Cr:LiSrAlF6 laser with low loss LiB3O5 crystal as a frequency doubler.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 May 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2700, Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion, (10 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239676
Show Author Affiliations
Yasunori Furukawa, Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (Japan)
Satoshi Makio, Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (Japan)
Tsuyoshi Miyai, Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (Japan)
Tetsuo Andou, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
Masayoshi Sato, Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2700:
Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion
Mool C. Gupta; William J. Kozlovsky; David C. MacPherson, Editor(s)

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