Abstract

We have generated continuous-wave single-frequency 1.5W 378nm radiation by frequency doubling a high-power Ti:sapphire laser in an external enhancement cavity. An LBO crystal that is Brewster-cut and antireflection coated on both ends is used for a long-term stable frequency doubling. By optimizing the input coupler’s reflectivity, we could generate 1.5W 378nm radiation from a 5W 756nm Ti:sapphire laser. According to our knowledge, this is the highest CW frequency-doubled power of a Ti:sapphire laser.

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P. A. Vetter, D. M. Meekhof, P. K. Majumder, S. K. Lamoreaux, and E. N. Fortson, “Precise test of electroweak theory from a new measurement of parity nonconservation in atomic thallium,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2658-2661 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1983 (1)

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

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Bramati, A.

Buchhave, P.

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Chiummo, A.

Clausen, C.

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Cruz, L. S.

Drever, R. W. P.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Drewsen, M.

Ford, G. M.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Fortson, E. N.

P. A. Vetter, D. M. Meekhof, P. K. Majumder, S. K. Lamoreaux, and E. N. Fortson, “Precise test of electroweak theory from a new measurement of parity nonconservation in atomic thallium,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2658-2661 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Giacobino, E.

Hald, J.

V. Ruseva and J. Hald, “Generation of UV light by frequency doubling in BIBO,” Opt. Commun. 236, 219-223 (2004).
[CrossRef]

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R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Han, J. M.

Herskind, P.

Hohlfeld, J.

Hough, F.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Iwane, T.

Jeong, D. Y.

Jeong, D.-Y.

Jung, E. C.

Kim, C. J.

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Kim, J.

Kim, T. S.

Kim, T.-S.

Ko, K. H.

Ko, K.-H.

Kowalski, F. B.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Kumagai, H.

Lamoreaux, S. K.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lee, Y. W.

Lim, G.

Lindballe, J.

Majumder, P. K.

P. A. Vetter, D. M. Meekhof, P. K. Majumder, S. K. Lamoreaux, and E. N. Fortson, “Precise test of electroweak theory from a new measurement of parity nonconservation in atomic thallium,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2658-2661 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Meekhof, D. M.

P. A. Vetter, D. M. Meekhof, P. K. Majumder, S. K. Lamoreaux, and E. N. Fortson, “Precise test of electroweak theory from a new measurement of parity nonconservation in atomic thallium,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2658-2661 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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Midorikawa, K.

Mortensen, J. L.

Munley, A. J.

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[CrossRef]

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Sørensen, J. L.

Tidemand-Lichtenberg, P.

Toonen, A. J.

van Etteger, A. F.

van Kempen, H.

Vetter, P. A.

P. A. Vetter, D. M. Meekhof, P. K. Majumder, S. K. Lamoreaux, and E. N. Fortson, “Precise test of electroweak theory from a new measurement of parity nonconservation in atomic thallium,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2658-2661 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Villa, F.

Ward, H.

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (2)

Appl. Phys. B (1)

R. W. P. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. B. Kowalski, F. Hough, G. M. Ford, A. J. Munley, and H. Ward, “Laser phase and frequency stabilization using an optical resonator,” Appl. Phys. B 31, 97-105 (1983).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (2)

Opt. Commun. (1)

V. Ruseva and J. Hald, “Generation of UV light by frequency doubling in BIBO,” Opt. Commun. 236, 219-223 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

P. A. Vetter, D. M. Meekhof, P. K. Majumder, S. K. Lamoreaux, and E. N. Fortson, “Precise test of electroweak theory from a new measurement of parity nonconservation in atomic thallium,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2658-2661 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Other (2)

D. Y. Jeong, K. H. Ko, G. Lim, and C. J. Kim, “Method for isotope separation of thallium,” U.S. patent 7,323,651 (29 January 2008).

A. Owunwanne, M. Patel, and S. Sadek, Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals (Chapman & Hall, 1995).

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the enhancement cavity. EO, electro-optic.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Frequency-doubled output power and (b) coupling efficiency with respect to the fundamental input power.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Frequency-doubled output power and (b) coupling efficiency calculated based on the numerical model.

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T n l = α P c , P n l = T n l P c = α P c 2 .
β = T 1 1 + r 2 r ,
ρ = R 1 + T 1 T 1 R 0 ( 1 α P c ) + 2 r 2 r 1 + r 2 r ,

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