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High-efficiency tunable mid-infrared generation in KNbO3
Author(s): Dean R. Guyer; Walter R. Bosenberg; Frank D. Braun
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Paper Abstract

The first demonstration of mid-infrared generation in KNbO3 by frequency downconversion from a 1.064-micron laser is reported. A 35 percent photon conversion efficiency is achieved for generation of light at 3.4 microns. The phase-matching curve and temperature sensitivity for the process is presented, and the temperature acceptance is measured to be greater than 6.7 cm-°C.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1409, Nonlinear Optics II, (1 June 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43567
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Dean R. Guyer, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)
Walter R. Bosenberg, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)
Frank D. Braun, Spectra Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1409:
Nonlinear Optics II
Robert A. Fisher; John F. Reintjes, Editor(s)

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