Abstract

Continuous-wave coherent radiation tunable near 194 nm has been generated by sum-frequency generation in β-BaB2O4 placed inside an external enhancement cavity. An output power of 16 μW has been obtained with a walk-off-compensated configuration of β-BaB2O4 crystals.

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1991 (1)

M. Watanabe, K. Hayasaka, H. Imajo, J. Umezu, S. Urabe, Appl. Phys. B 53, 11 (1991).
[CrossRef]

1990 (1)

L. K. Samanta, T. Yanagawa, Y. Yamamoto, Opt. Commun. 76, 250 (1990).
[CrossRef]

1989 (1)

W. R. Bosenberg, W. S. Pelouch, C. L. Tang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 55, 1952 (1989).
[CrossRef]

1987 (1)

1986 (1)

K. Kato, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 1013 (1986).
[CrossRef]

1985 (1)

C. Chen, B. Wu, A. Jiang, G. You, Sci. Sinica B 28, 235 (1985).

1983 (1)

1980 (1)

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

1970 (1)

M. Ackerman, F. Biaume, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 35, 73 (1970).
[CrossRef]

1968 (1)

G. D. Boyd, D. A. Kleinman, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 3597 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Ackerman, M.

M. Ackerman, F. Biaume, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 35, 73 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Bergquist, J. C.

Biaume, F.

M. Ackerman, F. Biaume, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 35, 73 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Bosenberg, W. R.

W. R. Bosenberg, W. S. Pelouch, C. L. Tang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 55, 1952 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Boyd, G. D.

G. D. Boyd, D. A. Kleinman, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 3597 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Chen, C.

C. Chen, B. Wu, A. Jiang, G. You, Sci. Sinica B 28, 235 (1985).

Couillaud, B.

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Glab, W. L.

Hänsch, T. W.

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Hayasaka, K.

M. Watanabe, K. Hayasaka, H. Imajo, J. Umezu, S. Urabe, Appl. Phys. B 53, 11 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Hemmati, H.

Hessler, J. P.

Imajo, H.

M. Watanabe, K. Hayasaka, H. Imajo, J. Umezu, S. Urabe, Appl. Phys. B 53, 11 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Itano, W. M.

Jiang, A.

C. Chen, B. Wu, A. Jiang, G. You, Sci. Sinica B 28, 235 (1985).

Kato, K.

K. Kato, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 1013 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Kleinman, D. A.

G. D. Boyd, D. A. Kleinman, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 3597 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Pelouch, W. S.

W. R. Bosenberg, W. S. Pelouch, C. L. Tang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 55, 1952 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Samanta, L. K.

L. K. Samanta, T. Yanagawa, Y. Yamamoto, Opt. Commun. 76, 250 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Tang, C. L.

W. R. Bosenberg, W. S. Pelouch, C. L. Tang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 55, 1952 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Umezu, J.

M. Watanabe, K. Hayasaka, H. Imajo, J. Umezu, S. Urabe, Appl. Phys. B 53, 11 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Urabe, S.

M. Watanabe, K. Hayasaka, H. Imajo, J. Umezu, S. Urabe, Appl. Phys. B 53, 11 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Watanabe, M.

M. Watanabe, K. Hayasaka, H. Imajo, J. Umezu, S. Urabe, Appl. Phys. B 53, 11 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Wu, B.

C. Chen, B. Wu, A. Jiang, G. You, Sci. Sinica B 28, 235 (1985).

Yamamoto, Y.

L. K. Samanta, T. Yanagawa, Y. Yamamoto, Opt. Commun. 76, 250 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Yanagawa, T.

L. K. Samanta, T. Yanagawa, Y. Yamamoto, Opt. Commun. 76, 250 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Yariv, A.

A. Yariv, Quantum Electronics (Wiley, New York, 1975), Chap. 16, p. 421.

You, G.

C. Chen, B. Wu, A. Jiang, G. You, Sci. Sinica B 28, 235 (1985).

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. B (1)

M. Watanabe, K. Hayasaka, H. Imajo, J. Umezu, S. Urabe, Appl. Phys. B 53, 11 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

W. R. Bosenberg, W. S. Pelouch, C. L. Tang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 55, 1952 (1989).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

K. Kato, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 1013 (1986).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

G. D. Boyd, D. A. Kleinman, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 3597 (1968).
[CrossRef]

J. Mol. Spectrosc. (1)

M. Ackerman, F. Biaume, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 35, 73 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (2)

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

L. K. Samanta, T. Yanagawa, Y. Yamamoto, Opt. Commun. 76, 250 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Sci. Sinica B (1)

C. Chen, B. Wu, A. Jiang, G. You, Sci. Sinica B 28, 235 (1985).

Other (1)

A. Yariv, Quantum Electronics (Wiley, New York, 1975), Chap. 16, p. 421.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup for generation of cw coherent radiation by SFG in BBO using an enhancement cavity. PM, photomultiplier; PZT, piezoelectric transducer.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Output power of SFG by a 3-mm BBO crystal in an enhancement cavity.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Examined configurations of BBO crystals. The laser beam comes from the left-hand side. The arrow shows the direction of the optical axis, and θ shows the cutting angle of the crystal.

Tables (1)

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Table 1 Output Power and Increase Ratios at the Sum-Frequency Wavelength of 194 nm with the Configurations of Fig. 3

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