Abstract

An all-solid-state optical parametric oscillator based on temperature-tuned LiB3O5 and synchronously pumped at 523.5 nm by a frequency-doubled, FM mode-locked, Q-switched, diode-laser-pumped Nd:YLF laser is described. The singly resonant oscillator is continuously tunable throughout 0.652–2.65 μm and can provide average output powers of as much as 3 mW in pulses of 12-ps duration, at a Q-switched repetition rate of 500 Hz. Four-color parametric oscillation has been obtained over the ranges of 664–890 nm and 2.47−1.27 μm, and linewidth reduction down to 0.5 nm is demonstrated over a signal wavelength range of 652–987 nm.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
Related Articles
Power and spectral characteristics of continuous-wave parametric oscillators: the doubly to singly resonant transition

S. T. Yang, R. C. Eckardt, and R. L. Byer
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(9) 1684-1695 (1993)

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)

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