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Compound cavity optical parametric oscillator
Author(s): Yufei Kong; Zuyan Xu; Yidong Zhou; Daoqun Deng; Xiang'an Zhu; Ling-An Wu
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Paper Abstract

We report a new type of optical parametric oscillator (OPO) cavity, i.e. a compound cavity OPO, and present its time dynamics based on a mathematical model. Both the numerical simulation and experimental results show that this type of cavity is superior in that its threshold is lower than that of a simple narrow-band cavity with dispersive elements, and its external efficiency is increased while its narrow linewidth remains nearly the same across the tunable range of the nonlinear crystals used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2889, High-Power Lasers: Solid State, Gas, Excimer, and Other Advanced Lasers, (30 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.253302
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Yufei Kong, Institute of Physics (China)
Zuyan Xu, Institute of Physics (China)
Yidong Zhou, Institute of Physics (China)
Daoqun Deng, Institute of Physics (China)
Xiang'an Zhu, Institute of Physics (China)
Ling-An Wu, Institute of Physics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2889:
High-Power Lasers: Solid State, Gas, Excimer, and Other Advanced Lasers
Sui-Sheng Mei; Keith A. Truesdell, Editor(s)

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