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Nonlinear Optical Crystals For Optical Frequency Doubling With Laser Diodes
Author(s): P. Gunter
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Paper Abstract

Materials requirements and possible materials for optical second-harmonic generation of laser diode radiation will be discussed. It will be shown, that KNbO3 is an almost ideal material for frequency doubling Ga1-xAlxAs injection lasers operating at room temperature. In a pulsed mode of operation up to a few milliwatts of dark-blue light with λ = 430 nm can be generated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 1981
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0236, 1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications, (15 May 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.958976
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P. Gunter, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0236:
1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications
D. J. Kroon, Editor(s)

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