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Peculiarities of the optical parametric generation in KTP crystal during Nd:YAG laser pumping
Author(s): V. N. Belyi; O. l. Artemenko; Valentin A. Orlovich; Bronislav B. Sevruk
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Paper Abstract

The effective nonlinear coefficients, tuning curves, angular and spectral phase-matching widths are calculated for all possible types of optical parametric generation in the principal planes of biaxial KTP crystal at Nd:YAG ((lambda) p equals 1.064 micrometers ) laser pumping. The plots presented enable the maximal nonmonochromaticity and radiation divergence to be found for any value of the signal wave and different interaction types. We developed a numerical simulation of nonstationary optical parametric generation by solving the cut-off system of coupled equations, which describes the three wave interaction in oscillator cavity, partially filled with KTP crystal. The dependencies obtained demonstrate the dynamics of signal pulse generation development. The optimal crystal and resonator parameters were found to ensure the maximal optical parametric oscillator efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 1998
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 3580, Photoconversion: Science and Technologies, (6 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330457
Show Author Affiliations
V. N. Belyi, Institute of Physics (Belarus)
O. l. Artemenko, Institute of Physics (Belarus)
Valentin A. Orlovich, Institute of Physics (Belarus)
Bronislav B. Sevruk, Institute of Physics (Belarus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3580:
Photoconversion: Science and Technologies
Maksymilian Pluta; Mariusz Szyjer, Editor(s)

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