Sum frequency mixing of copper vapor laser output in KDP and β-BBO

D. W. Coutts, M. D. Ainsworth, J. A. Piper

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    Generation at 271 nm by frequency summing the two CVL output wavelengths (at 511 and 578 nm) in β-BBO and KDP is reported. A maximum sum frequency output of 100 mW was obtained for 6.8 W total pump power from a CVL operating with a fully unstable (M = 16) confocal cavity.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1985-1987
    Number of pages3
    JournalIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - 1989

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