3.6 mW blue light by direct frequency doubling of a diode laser using an aperiodically poled lithium niobate crystal

Birkin, D. J. L.; Rafailov, E. U.; Sokolovskii, G. S.; Sibbett, W.; Ross, G. W.; Smith, P. G. R.; Hanna, D. C.
May 2001
Applied Physics Letters;5/21/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 21, p3172
Academic Journal
3.6 mW blue (490 nm) light has been generated from a frequency-doubled, gain-switched InGaAs/GaAs diode laser using an aperiodically poled lithium niobate crystal. The matching of the crystal acceptance bandwidth to the laser spectral profile resulted in significant improvements to the conversion efficiency. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.


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