TITLE

Femtosecond ultraviolet pulse generation in β-BaB2O4

AUTHOR(S)
Edelstein, D. C.; Wachman, E. S.; Cheng, L. K.; Bosenberg, W. R.; Tang, C. L.
PUB. DATE
June 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/27/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 26, p2211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Intracavity doubling in β-BaB2 O4 (BBO) of femtosecond pulses into the ultraviolet with high efficiency is reported. Pulse widths down to 43 fs at a 108 Hz repetition rate and outputs as high as 20 mW per arm of the femtosecond laser on a continuous-wave basis can be achieved. The ultraviolet pulse widths were determined through detailed cross-correlation measurements based on sum-frequency mixing to 210 nm in ultrathin BBO crystals.
ACCESSION #
9827217

 

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