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Nonlinear tunable parametric luminescence in ZnGeP2 crystals
Author(s): Yu. M. Andreev; Gopal C. Bhar; Alexander I. Gribenyukov; V. A. Verozubova; K. L. Vodopyanov
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Paper Abstract

Infrared tunability of parametric superluminescence is studied in ZnGeP2. Q-switched and actively mode-locked Er3+:YSGG laser (2.79 micrometers ) is used to investigate the temperature tunability. Angular tunable wavelength gap near degeneracy in type II phase matching is partially covered by crystal temperature rise thereby eliminating beam walk-off/displacement unavoidable in angular tuning. The result is explained by changes in crystal phonon absorption, birefringence and refractive indices with rise in temperature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3403, International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers II, (29 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.311962
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Yu. M. Andreev, Kumkang Hu-Tech Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Gopal C. Bhar, Burdwan Univ. (India)
Alexander I. Gribenyukov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
V. A. Verozubova, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
K. L. Vodopyanov, General Physics Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3403:
International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Pulsed Lasers II
Victor F. Tarasenko; Georgy V. Mayer; Gueorgii G. Petrash, Editor(s)

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