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β-barium borate optical parametric oscillator pumped at third harmonic of Q-switched multiaxial Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Valdas Sirutkaitis; Valerijus Smilgevicius; Rimantas Grigonis; Algis S. Piskarskas
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Paper Abstract

The singly resonant operation of a BBO OPO pumped by the third harmonic of the Q-switched Nd:YAG laser was demonstrated. Output energies of the visible pulses higher than 100 mJ, and total conversion efficiencies higher than 50 percent at multiaxial pumping with average power of few watts were achieved. The OPO was tunable over the range 405- 2900 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3176, Tunable Solid State Lasers, (1 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.293474
Show Author Affiliations
Valdas Sirutkaitis, Vilnius Univ. (Lithuania)
Valerijus Smilgevicius, Vilnius Univ. (Lithuania)
Rimantas Grigonis, Vilnius Univ. (Lithuania)
Algis S. Piskarskas, 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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