Scaling mid-infrared parametric sources to high power motivates the use of high-performance nonlinear materials transparent beyond ~2 µm. Recent progress in development of parametric amplifiers based on ZnGeP2, associated long-wavelength pumps, and diagnostics is discussed.

© 2017 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
High Power and High Energy Infrared Parametric Sources

Espen Lippert
SW3O.3 CLEO: Science and Innovations (CLEO_SI) 2015

Bandwidth-tunable ultrafast mid-infrared source using a dual-chirped optical parametric amplifier

Scott Wandel, Ming-wei Lin, Yanchun Yin, Guibao Xu, and Igor Jovanovic
JTu5A.76 CLEO: Applications and Technology (CLEO_AT) 2016

High Peak and Average Power Near/Mid-IR Femtosecond Laser Sources

Sterling Backus, Susannah Brown, Michael Gerrity, Xiaoshi Zhang, Randy Bartels, Jeff Squier, Henry Kapteyn, and Margaret Murnane
AM3A.1 Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology (AIO) 2014


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access Optica Member Subscription