Abstract

AgGa1-xInxSe2 with x=0.474 was found to be 90° phase matchable for third-harmonic generation of CO2 laser wavelengths 9.271410.5910 µm by means of temperature tuning. Sellmeier equations and the thermo-optic constant for this crystal are presented.

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1998 (2)

E. Tanaka and K. Kato, Appl. Opt. 37, 561 (1998).
[CrossRef]

G. C. Catella and D. Burlage, Bull. Mater. Res. Soc. 23, 28 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

1993 (1)

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, U. Chatterjee, P. K. Datta, and Yu. M. Andreev, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 1316 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1992 (1)

1972 (1)

G. D. Boyd, H. M. Kasper, J. H. McFee, and F. G. Storz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 900 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Andreev, Yu. M.

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, and Yu. M. Andreev, Opt. Lett. 20, 2057 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, U. Chatterjee, P. K. Datta, and Yu. M. Andreev, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 1316 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Bhar, G. C.

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, and Yu. M. Andreev, Opt. Lett. 20, 2057 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, U. Chatterjee, P. K. Datta, and Yu. M. Andreev, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 1316 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Boyd, G. D.

G. D. Boyd, H. M. Kasper, J. H. McFee, and F. G. Storz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 900 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Burlage, D.

G. C. Catella and D. Burlage, Bull. Mater. Res. Soc. 23, 28 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Catella, G. C.

G. C. Catella and D. Burlage, Bull. Mater. Res. Soc. 23, 28 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Chatterjee, U.

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, U. Chatterjee, P. K. Datta, and Yu. M. Andreev, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 1316 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Das, S.

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, and Yu. M. Andreev, Opt. Lett. 20, 2057 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, U. Chatterjee, P. K. Datta, and Yu. M. Andreev, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 1316 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Datta, P. K.

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, U. Chatterjee, P. K. Datta, and Yu. M. Andreev, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 1316 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Eimerl, D.

Kasper, H. M.

G. D. Boyd, H. M. Kasper, J. H. McFee, and F. G. Storz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 900 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Kato, K.

McFee, J. H.

G. D. Boyd, H. M. Kasper, J. H. McFee, and F. G. Storz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 900 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Pollak, T. M.

P. G. Schunemann, D. M. Rines, and T. M. Pollak, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D. C., 1998), paper CWG4.

Rines, D. M.

P. G. Schunemann, D. M. Rines, and T. M. Pollak, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D. C., 1998), paper CWG4.

Schunemann, P. G.

P. G. Schunemann, D. M. Rines, and T. M. Pollak, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D. C., 1998), paper CWG4.

Storz, F. G.

G. D. Boyd, H. M. Kasper, J. H. McFee, and F. G. Storz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 900 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Tanaka, E.

Velsko, S. P.

Webb, M. S.

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

G. C. Bhar, S. Das, U. Chatterjee, P. K. Datta, and Yu. M. Andreev, Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 1316 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Bull. Mater. Res. Soc. (1)

G. C. Catella and D. Burlage, Bull. Mater. Res. Soc. 23, 28 (1998).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

G. D. Boyd, H. M. Kasper, J. H. McFee, and F. G. Storz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 900 (1972).
[CrossRef]

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

Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (2)

P. G. Schunemann, D. M. Rines, and T. M. Pollak, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D. C., 1998), paper CWG4.

N. P. Barnes, quoted on p. 272 of Ref. 3.?There is a typographical error in the Sellmeier constant of no for AgInSe2.?A=5.59323 should read as A=5.39323.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

IR transmission spectra of a 45° z-cut 8-mm-long AgGa1-xInxSe2 x=0.474 crystal, reproduced from an original trace recorded by a Fourier transform IR spectrometer.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Phase-matching curve for type I SFG between the fundamental and the second-harmonic radiation of CO2 laser wavelengths 9.271410.5910 µm in AgGa1-xInxSe2 with x=0.474 at 20.0 °C. The dashed curve is the theoretical curve calculated with the Sellmeier equations given in the text. , experimental points.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Temperature-tuned 90° phase-matching curve for type I THG of CO2 laser wavelengths 9.271410.5910 µm in AgGa1-xInxSe2 with x=0.474. The dashed curve is the theoretical curve calculated with Eqs. (2) and (3) and a thermo-optic constant of dno-ne/dT=-8.55×10-6° C-1. , experimental points.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

90° phase-matching curves for type I SHG and THG of the CO2 laser wavelengths in AgGa1-xInxSe2 as a function of In molar concentration. T/K, theoretical curves calculated with the refractive indices of AgGaSe2 (Ref. 4) and AgInSe2 (Ref. 6) and Eqs. (2) and (3). C/B, curves taken from Ref. 8. These curves are 4–5% lower than our calculated values.

Equations (3)

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no2=6.9082+0.5586λ2-0.2870-0.00108λ2,  ne2=6.8262+0.6044λ2-0.3736-0.00111λ2,
no2=6.8507+0.4297λ2-0.1584-0.00125λ2,  ne2=6.6792+0.4598λ2-0.2122-0.00126λ2
no2=6.9719+0.7037λ2-0.3600-0.00089λ2,  ne2=6.9889+0.7692λ2-0.4587-0.00094λ2

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