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A Means Of Extending Streak Camera Recording Into The Important 1300-1600 Nm Wavelength Regime: Parametric Frequency Upconversion
Author(s): Mark E. Lowry; Mark D. Rotter; Donald R. Jander
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Paper Abstract

We present preliminary data demonstrating the feasibility of coupling an optical parametric frequency upconverter to a streak camera, thereby realizing a hybrid recording system that can sensitively record very fast (≈10 ps) single-shot infrared events. The data presented in this paper represent experimental work in the upconversion of 845-nm light. This wavelength was chosen for experimental convenience to expedite our "proof of principle" demonstration. Our results give an estimated upconversion quantum efficiency of about 25(7. We also discuss details of our future experiments in upconversion/streak camera recording at 1300 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 November 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0497, High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics II, (2 November 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.944484
Show Author Affiliations
Mark E. Lowry, University of California (United States)
Mark D. Rotter, University of California (United States)
Donald R. Jander, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0497:
High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics II
Austin L. Vick, Editor(s)

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