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Tuning range limitation in lithium niobate OPO synchronously pumped at 532 nm
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Paper Abstract

Tuning range limitation in the temperature-tuned 90 degrees lithium niobate OPO synchronously pumped at 532 nm by long trains of 30 ps pulses is investigated. It is shown that the threshold intensity for oscillation at a signal wavelength shorter than 710 nm quickly rises. The main reason for this is two-photon absorption of the picosecond pump pulses, which increases at higher lithium niobate temperatures and so really limits the tuning range of this OPO.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3176, Tunable Solid State Lasers, (1 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.293470
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Rimantas Grigonis, Vilnius Univ. (Lithuania)
Valdas Sirutkaitis, Vilnius Univ. (Lithuania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3176:
Tunable Solid State Lasers
Wieslaw Strek; Edward Lukowiak; Barbara Nissen-Sobocinska, Editor(s)

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