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Chin. Opt. Lett.
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Injection-seeded single frequency 2.05 μm output by ring cavity optical parametric oscillator
Xiaobing Xie1;2, Xiaolei Zhu1, Shiguang Li1, Xiuhua Ma1, Xiao Chen1;2, Yanguang Sun1, Huaguo Zang1, Jiqiao Liu1, and Weibiao Chen1
1 Key Laboratory of Space Laser Communication and Detection Technology, [Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics], Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201 800, China
2 [University of Chinese Academy of Sciences], Beijing 100049, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2017, 15(09): pp.091902

Topic:Nonlinear optics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 190.4410  190.4970  140.3070  140.3570  

An injection-seeded single-resonant optical parametric oscillator (SROPO) with single frequency nanosecond pulsed 2.05 μm wavelength output is presented. Based on two potassium titanyl phosphate crystals and pumped by a 1064 nm single frequency laser pulse, injection seeding is performed successfully by using the ramp-hold-fire technique in a ring cavity with a bow-tie configuration. The SROPO provides 2.65 mJ single frequency signal pulse output with a 17.6 ns pulse duration at a 20 Hz repetition rate. A near-diffraction-limited beam is achieved with a beam quality factor M2 of about 1.2. The spectrum linewidth of the signal pulse is around 26.4 MHz, which is almost the Fourier-transform-limited value.

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Get Citation: Xiaobing Xie, Xiaolei Zhu, Shiguang Li, Xiuhua Ma, Xiao Chen, Yanguang Sun, Huaguo Zang, Jiqiao Liu, and Weibiao Chen, "Injection-seeded single frequency 2.05 μm output by ring cavity optical parametric oscillator," Chin. Opt. Lett. 15(09), 091902(2017)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61505230) and the National Key Research and Development Program of China (No. 2016YFC1400902).


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