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Progress in diode laser upconversion
Author(s): George J. Dixon; P. N. Kean
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Paper Abstract

Compact and efficient visible laser sources operating at wavelengths below 480 nm are required for a number of important commercial and scientific applications. These include high density optical storage, high definition projection video, reprographics and fluorescence-based bioanalytical instrumentation. During the past few years a number of efficient nonlinear optical techniques for the upconversion of GaAlAs diode lasers have been demonstrated. Unfortunately, each of these is currently separated from the commercial marketplace by at least one key technical problem.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1561, Inorganic Crystals for Optics, Electro-Optics, and Frequency Conversion, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50763
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George J. Dixon, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
P. N. Kean, Amoco Laser Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1561:
Inorganic Crystals for Optics, Electro-Optics, and Frequency Conversion
Peter F. Bordui, Editor(s)

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