Abstract

A bulk, quasi-periodic phase-matched difference-frequency process is demonstrated in field-poled LiNbO3. Continuous tunability of output radiation in the 3.0–4.1-μm wavelength range is achieved through grating rotation. A maximum mid-infrared output power of 0.5 mW is measured.

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1995 (1)

1994 (1)

Q. Chen, W. P. Risk, Electron. Lett. 30, 1517 (1994).

1993 (3)

U. Simon, F. K. Tittel, L. Goldberg, Opt. Lett 18, 1931 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. Q. Xu, H. Okayama, M. Kawahara, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 3559 (1993).
[CrossRef]

W. K. Burns, W. McElhanon, L. Goldberg, Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 252 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1992 (2)

1991 (1)

E. J. Lim, H. M. Hertz, M. L. Bortz, M. M. Fejer, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2207 (1991).
[CrossRef]

1990 (1)

R. C. Eckardt, H. Masuda, Y. X. Fan, R. L. Byer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 922 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Beausoleil, R. G.

L. E. Myers, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, J. W. Pierce, R. G. Beausoleil, in Digest of Conference on Advanced Solid-State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper PD9-1.

Benko, Z.

Bortz, M. L.

E. J. Lim, H. M. Hertz, M. L. Bortz, M. M. Fejer, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2207 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Bosenberg, W. R.

Burns, W. K.

W. K. Burns, W. McElhanon, L. Goldberg, Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 252 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Byer, R. L.

L. E. Myers, G. D. Miller, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, W. R. Bosenberg, Opt. Lett. 20, 52 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. C. Eckardt, H. Masuda, Y. X. Fan, R. L. Byer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 922 (1990).
[CrossRef]

L. E. Myers, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, J. W. Pierce, R. G. Beausoleil, in Digest of Conference on Advanced Solid-State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper PD9-1.

Canarelli, P.

Chen, Q.

Q. Chen, W. P. Risk, Electron. Lett. 30, 1517 (1994).

Curl, R.

Dixon, G. J.

F. J. Effenberger, G. J. Dixon, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 8 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), paper CThQ5.

Eckardt, R. C.

L. E. Myers, G. D. Miller, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, W. R. Bosenberg, Opt. Lett. 20, 52 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. C. Eckardt, H. Masuda, Y. X. Fan, R. L. Byer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 922 (1990).
[CrossRef]

L. E. Myers, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, J. W. Pierce, R. G. Beausoleil, in Digest of Conference on Advanced Solid-State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper PD9-1.

Effenberger, F. J.

F. J. Effenberger, G. J. Dixon, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 8 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), paper CThQ5.

Fan, Y. X.

R. C. Eckardt, H. Masuda, Y. X. Fan, R. L. Byer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 922 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Fejer, M. M.

L. E. Myers, G. D. Miller, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, W. R. Bosenberg, Opt. Lett. 20, 52 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

E. J. Lim, H. M. Hertz, M. L. Bortz, M. M. Fejer, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2207 (1991).
[CrossRef]

L. E. Myers, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, J. W. Pierce, R. G. Beausoleil, in Digest of Conference on Advanced Solid-State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper PD9-1.

Goldberg, L.

W. K. Burns, W. McElhanon, L. Goldberg, Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 252 (1993).
[CrossRef]

U. Simon, F. K. Tittel, L. Goldberg, Opt. Lett 18, 1931 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hertz, H. M.

E. J. Lim, H. M. Hertz, M. L. Bortz, M. M. Fejer, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2207 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Kawahara, M.

C. Q. Xu, H. Okayama, M. Kawahara, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 3559 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Lim, E. J.

E. J. Lim, H. M. Hertz, M. L. Bortz, M. M. Fejer, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2207 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Loa, I.

U. Simon, I. Loa, F. K. Tittel, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 8 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), paper CThQ4.

Masuda, H.

R. C. Eckardt, H. Masuda, Y. X. Fan, R. L. Byer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 922 (1990).
[CrossRef]

McElhanon, W.

W. K. Burns, W. McElhanon, L. Goldberg, Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 252 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Miller, G. D.

Myers, L. E.

L. E. Myers, G. D. Miller, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, W. R. Bosenberg, Opt. Lett. 20, 52 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. E. Myers, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, J. W. Pierce, R. G. Beausoleil, in Digest of Conference on Advanced Solid-State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper PD9-1.

Okayama, H.

C. Q. Xu, H. Okayama, M. Kawahara, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 3559 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Pierce, J. W.

L. E. Myers, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, J. W. Pierce, R. G. Beausoleil, in Digest of Conference on Advanced Solid-State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper PD9-1.

Risk, W. P.

Q. Chen, W. P. Risk, Electron. Lett. 30, 1517 (1994).

Roberts, D. A.

D. A. Roberts, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 2057 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Simon, U.

U. Simon, F. K. Tittel, L. Goldberg, Opt. Lett 18, 1931 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

U. Simon, I. Loa, F. K. Tittel, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 8 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), paper CThQ4.

Tittel, F. K.

U. Simon, F. K. Tittel, L. Goldberg, Opt. Lett 18, 1931 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Canarelli, Z. Benko, R. Curl, F. K. Tittel, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 197 (1992).
[CrossRef]

U. Simon, I. Loa, F. K. Tittel, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 8 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), paper CThQ4.

Xu, C. Q.

C. Q. Xu, H. Okayama, M. Kawahara, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 3559 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

E. J. Lim, H. M. Hertz, M. L. Bortz, M. M. Fejer, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2207 (1991).
[CrossRef]

C. Q. Xu, H. Okayama, M. Kawahara, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 3559 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (1)

Q. Chen, W. P. Risk, Electron. Lett. 30, 1517 (1994).

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

R. C. Eckardt, H. Masuda, Y. X. Fan, R. L. Byer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 922 (1990).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Roberts, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 2057 (1992).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Opt. Lett (1)

U. Simon, F. K. Tittel, L. Goldberg, Opt. Lett 18, 1931 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

W. K. Burns, W. McElhanon, L. Goldberg, Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 252 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Other (3)

F. J. Effenberger, G. J. Dixon, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 8 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), paper CThQ5.

L. E. Myers, R. C. Eckardt, M. M. Fejer, R. L. Byer, J. W. Pierce, R. G. Beausoleil, in Digest of Conference on Advanced Solid-State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper PD9-1.

U. Simon, I. Loa, F. K. Tittel, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 8 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), paper CThQ4.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Experimental arrangement and (b) side view of the etched domain pattern. Det., detector.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

DFG power versus P2(1064 nm)P3(786 nm) power product.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

DFG wavelength versus sample rotation angle.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

DFG power versus wavelength. The power at each wavelength was optimized by sample rotation.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

DFG power versus lateral position.

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P 1 = 4 ω 1 2 k 2 k 3 d eff 2 π ɛ 0 ( k 2 + k 3 ) n 1 n 2 n 3 c 3 h ( μ , ξ ) L P 2 P 3 ,

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