Modeling of wavelength-selectable visible Raman lasers

David J. Spence*, Xiaoli Li, Andrew J. Lee, Helen M. Pask

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Abstract

We derive a numerical model of visible Raman lasers that employ simultaneous intracavity Raman shifting and intracavity second-harmonic or sum-frequency generation. We show excellent agreement with previous experimental results, and explain the mechanism by which sum-frequency generation can inhibit the generation of the Stokes field. We predict that increased output powers should be achieved using unusually short crystals of only few millimeters length.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3849-3854
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Communications
Volume285
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2012

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