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Highly efficient third harmonic generation of 1.32-um radiation of a Nd:YAG laser in KTP
Author(s): G. S. Damazyan; Tigran V. Sanamyan
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Paper Abstract

We report highly efficient cascade tripling of 1.32 micrometers Nd:YAG laser emission using combination of LiIO3 and KTP crystals. The generation of 0.44 micrometers radiation in KTP has been shown to occur at the purely noncritical phase-matching condition at slightly elevated temperature. Conversion efficiency of third harmonic generation in relation to second harmonic energy was approximately 60% in 4 mm long KTP crystal. The temperature and angular characteristics of conversion are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1999
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4060, New Trends in Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, (28 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.375297
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G. S. Damazyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)
Tigran V. Sanamyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4060:
New Trends in Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy

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