Tunable single-frequency Nd:YVO4BiB/3O6 ring laser at 671 nm

Fabíola Almeida Camargo, Thomas Zanon-Willette, Thomas Badr, Niklaus Ursus Wetter, Jean Jacques Zondy

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Abstract

A record of 680-mW single-frequency red emission at 671.1 nm is demonstrated using a Nd:YVO4 ring laser intracavity frequency-doubled by a type-I critically phase-matched BiB3O6 crystal. Single-frequency tuning over Δλred ∼ 1.25 nm can be achieved with a thin etalon with reflectivity of 40%. At 1342.5 nm and with a t - 2% transmission output coupler, the laser provides an optimal 1.55 W of single-frequency power.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5423318
Pages (from-to)804-809
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
Volume46
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 15 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Intracavity second-harmonic generation
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Solid-state ring lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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