Two-millijoule, 1-kHz, 355-nm picosecond laser pulse generation in LiB3O5 crystal

Liyuan Chen*, Zhenxu Bai, Yunlong Pan, Meng Chen, Gang Li

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Abstract

A third-harmonic-generation picosecond pulse with several millijoules per pulse at 355 nm has been achieved by nonlinear optical materials LiB3O5 (LBO). The single pulse energy of third harmonic was up to 2 mJ at the repetition rate of 1 kHz. The conversion efficiency was up to 33.3% from 1064 to 355 nm with the M2 factor of 2.4. The system is based on a Nd:YAG regenerative amplifier with a simple doublepass post-amplifier.

Original languageEnglish
Article number130548
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalOptical Engineering
Volume52
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2013
Externally publishedYes

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