Abstract

We report a continuous-wave (cw), intracavity, singly resonant optical parametric oscillator (ICSRO) based on an Yb:KYW laser pumped by a single-mode laser diode (LD). Pumping the ICSRO by a low-noise single-mode LD, combined with the reduced heat generation due to the lower quantum defect of the Yb:KYW laser system, effectively eliminated the onset of relaxation oscillations, which have been a long-standing problem in previous multimode-LD-pumped ICSROs, and resulted in a cw ICSRO being operated free of relaxation oscillations. At an LD power of 515 mW, the generated idler power was 21 mW at 3500  nm. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first demonstration of a single-mode-LD-pumped ICSRO.

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