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Doubly-Resonant Optical Parametric Oscillators - Tuning Behavior And Stability Requirements

Henderson, A., Padgett, M., Colville, F., Zhang, J., and Dunn, M. (1995) Doubly-Resonant Optical Parametric Oscillators - Tuning Behavior And Stability Requirements. Optics Communications, 119 (39113). pp. 256-264. ISSN 0030-4018 (doi:10.1002/asia.201100488)

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Abstract

By way of a theoretical analysis and demonstration of experimental results, we contrast the influence of type-I and type-II phase-matching on the tuning behaviour and stability requirements of doubly-resonant optical parametric oscillators. Specifically, for near-degenerate operation, we illustrate the advantages of type-Ii, as opposed to type-I, phase-matching with regard to obtaining single signal and idler mode-pair output. For type-II phase-matching, single cluster and multiple cluster output is shown to depend on the level of pumping and the position of the clusters with respect to the optimum phase-matching condition. Within the experimental type-IT phase-matched geometry, we maintain a single signal and idler mode-pair on resonance using a simple cavity length servo-control feedback-loop.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Padgett, Prof Miles
Authors: Henderson, A., Padgett, M., Colville, F., Zhang, J., and Dunn, M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Optics Communications
Journal Abbr.:Opt. Commun.
ISSN:0030-4018

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