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Wide bandwidth frequency doubling and harmonic generation of Ti:sapphire laser radiation
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Paper Abstract

We have designed and demonstrated two wide bandwidth passive frequency doublers capable of second harmonic generation over the entire 100 nm cavity optics bandwidth of a passively modelocked Ti:Al2O3 laser with minimal loss in conversion efficiency. In addition, we demonstrate that focussing effects are extremely important in determining the bandwidth in sum frequency mixing of ultrashort pulses in the near VUV region. This effect is demonstrated with noncollinear sum frequency mixing performed between the fundamental and the third harmonic subpicosecond pulses of this laser source.

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Date Published: 16 May 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2116, Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses, (16 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175878
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M. T. Reiten, Rice Univ. (United States)
R. A. Cheville, Rice Univ. (United States)
Naomi J. Halas, Rice Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2116:
Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses
Rick P. Trebino; Ian A. Walmsley, Editor(s)

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