Injection locking of intracavity SHG lasers

Yushi Kaneda, Michio Oka, Shigeo Kubota

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Abstract

To obtain an efficient and stable single-frequency green laser source, up to 100% output from the incident fundamental power to the second harmonic output is proposed by placing a booster within an extremely resonant doubler. A 0.5 W Nd-YAG NPRO was used as the master laser. The simulation assumed three parameters, namely, that the coupling efficiency of the pump is 65%, that the transmission efficiency at SHG is 75%, and that the passive loss of the resonator is 0.2%. It was found that the threshold of parasitic oscillation can be increased by introducing a directional loss within the resonator.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)854-855
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Volume2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1999 12th Annual Meeting IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS'99) - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Nov 8 1999Nov 11 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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