Applied Physics B

, Volume 88, Issue 4, pp 499–501

Nd:KGW/KGW crystal: efficient medium for continuous-wave intracavity Raman generation

Authors

  • V.A. Lisinetskii
    • B.I. Stepanov Institute of PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of Belarus
    • B.I. Stepanov Institute of PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of Belarus
  • A.A. Demidovich
    • LaserLab ELETTRA-Sincrotrone
  • V.N. Burakevich
    • B.I. Stepanov Institute of PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of Belarus
  • V.A. Orlovich
    • B.I. Stepanov Institute of PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of Belarus
  • A.N. Titov
    • Vavilov State Optical Institute
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DOI: 10.1007/s00340-007-2757-9

Cite this article as:
Lisinetskii, V., Grabtchikov, A., Demidovich, A. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2007) 88: 499. doi:10.1007/s00340-007-2757-9

Abstract

Diode pumped continuous-wave intracavity Raman conversion in a composite Nd:KGW/KGW crystal has been investigated. The use of a Nd:KGW/KGW crystal instead of the ordinary Nd:KGW crystal has made it possible to considerably decrease intracavity losses. A Raman threshold corresponding to a diode laser power of 230 mW and a quantum efficiency of conversion of diode laser radiation to the Stokes radiation of 22% have been obtained.

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