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Generation of coherent blue and green light based on novel configurations and structures
Author(s): Yujie J. Ding; Xiaodong Mu; Xinhua Gu
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Paper Abstract

We review our recent results on efficient generation of coherent blue/green light based on different configurations and structures. We have used second-harmonic generation with forward or backward configuration in short-period periodically-poled bulk and waveguide KTP to generate blue light. We have used backward second-harmonic generation to characterize periodically-segmented sub-micron KTP waveguides. By cascading second-harmonic generation and subsequent sum-frequency generation, we have generated coherent blue light in KTP and/or Ce:KTP crystals. We have also studied damage threshold of bulk KTP; we hope that we can eventually use it towards efficient generation of CW coherent green light.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3928, Nonlinear Materials, Devices, and Applications, (23 March 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.379918
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Yujie J. Ding, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
Xiaodong Mu, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
Xinhua Gu, Avanex Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3928:
Nonlinear Materials, Devices, and Applications
Jeffrey W. Pierce, Editor(s)

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