Continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator based on a Bragg grating

Markku Vainio, M. Siltanen, Tuomas Hieta, L. Halonen (Corresponding Author)

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    Abstract

    A single-mode cw optical parametric oscillator (OPO) based on a bulk Bragg grating is reported. The OPO is capable of producing multiwatt output power both at the signal (1535 nm) and idler (3468 nm) wavelengths with a side-mode suppression ratio better than 29 dB. Coarse frequency tuning of 120 GHz (4 cm−1) and fast mode-hop-free tuning of 40 GHz (1.3 cm−1) have been achieved by scanning the grating temperature and the OPO pump laser, respectively.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1527-1529
    Number of pages3
    JournalOptics Letters
    Volume35
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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