Degenerate 1 GHz repetition rate femtosecond optical parametric oscillator

Markku Vainio, Mikko Merimaa, Lauri Halonen, Konstantin Vodopyanov

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We report a degenerate femtosecond optical parametric oscillator (OPO) that is synchronously pumped by a mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser at 1 GHz repetition rate. The OPO produces an 85 nm (10 THz) wide frequency comb centered at 1.6 µm. Stable long-term operation with >100 mW of average output power has been achieved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4561-4563
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • oscillators
  • optics

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