Abstract

A laser-diode-pumped intracavity frequency-doubled Nd:YAP/KTP laser is presented. Over 110 mw of TEM00 single-frequency output power at 540-nm wavelength was obtained. The output green laser was employed to pump a semimonolithic nondegenerate optical parametric oscillator to produce intensity quantum correlated twin beams at 1080 nm, and the maximum quantum noise squeezing of 74% (5.9dB) on the intensity difference fluctuation between the twin beams is observed. The threshold was reduced and the stability was increased significantly when compared with similar lamp-pumped systems.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
Related Articles
Synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillators using all-solid-state pump lasers

G. J. Hall, M. Ebrahimzadeh, A. Robertson, G. P. A. Malcolm, and A. I. Ferguson
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(11) 2168-2179 (1993)

Continuous-wave mode-locked optical parametric oscillator synchronously pumped by a diode-laser-pumped solid-state laser

M. Ebrahimzadeh, G. P. A. Malcolm, and A. I. Ferguson
Opt. Lett. 17(3) 183-185 (1992)

Frequency upconversion by phase-matched sum-frequency generation in an optical parametric oscillator

E. C. Cheung, Karl Koch, and Gerald T. Moore
Opt. Lett. 19(23) 1967-1969 (1994)

References

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 OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Figures (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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