Applied Physics B

, Volume 61, Issue 5, pp 529–532 | Cite as

Collinear and non-collinear sum-frequency mixing inβ-BBO for a tunable 195–198 nm all-solid-state laser system

  • J. Lublinski
  • M. Müller
  • F. Laeri
  • K. Vogler
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We attained tunable UV laser radiation between 195 and 198 nm by sum-frequency mixing two synchronized flashlamp-pumped solid-state Q-switch lasers, a Nd:YAG laser frequency quadrupled to 266 nm and a tunable (730–770 nm) alexandrite laser. UV pulse energies of 0.12 mJ with repetition rates of 10 Hz were attained in collinear, as well as non-collinear sum-frequency interaction in aβ-Barium Borate (BBO) crystal with a conversion efficiency of 2.5%. Theoretical models for the non-collinear phase-matching interaction were investigated at UV wavelengths below 200 nm.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Lublinski
    • 1
  • M. Müller
    • 1
  • F. Laeri
    • 1
  • K. Vogler
    • 2
  1. 1.TH-Darmstadt, Institute of Applied PhysicsDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Aesculap-MeditecHeroldsbergGermany

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