Extracavity Parametric Oscillation with Continuous and/or Discontinuous Frequency Tuning


A continuously or/and discontinuously tunable LiNbO3 Optical Parametric Oscillator (OPO) with the spectral range of 1.42 - 4.24 um and shifting of 0…12 nm is created and investigated. The OPO resonator ring circuit provides for the radiation energy output value of up to 50 mJ. Radiation bandwidth narrowing of up to 0.7 cm–1 by introducing of the Fabry-Perot etalon into the OPO resonator has been obtained.

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V. Ayrapetyan and T. Shirokova, "Extracavity Parametric Oscillation with Continuous and/or Discontinuous Frequency Tuning," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 119-122. doi: 10.4236/opj.2012.22016.

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