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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22059
Description: Complicated spectrotemporal processes are associated with the generation of signal and idler output pulses on a nanosecond timescale in an injection-seeded optical parametric oscillator (OPO). The mec ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22045
Description: Two-frequency operation in ceramic neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet is demonstrated for 1.064 μm operation with a self-heterodyne beat-frequency tuning range in excess of 1.5 GHz. A 6 dB impro ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22073
Description: We present a method of three-dimensional particle velocimetry with a single digital colour camera using multiple colour illumination to encode image depth over a large volume. A copper vapour laser op ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23318
Description: We report a KGd(WO₄)₂ Raman laser pumped by a 532 nm laser that uses the intracavity nonlinear second harmonic and sum-frequency mixing of the Stokes and fundamental fields in β-barium borate to gener ... More
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Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/14224
Description: We present a new technique for high-resolution pulsed spectroscopy that employs optical heterodyne detection to determine the instantaneous frequency of individual optical pulses, together with a freq ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/15185
Description: Cavity ringdown (CRD) spectroscopy is extended for the first time from its conventional optical-absorption mode of operation into the regime of coherent Raman spectroscopy. Continuous-wave (cw) stimul ... More
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Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/26765
Description: We have extended cavity ringdown spectroscopy from its conventional optical-absorption mode of operation into the regime of coherent Raman spectroscopy. Continuous-wave stimulated Raman gain spectra o ... More
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Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/26775
Description: We report continuous-wave powers up to 704 mW and quasi-cw powers up to 1574 mW (50% duty cycle) at 588 nm from a diode-pumped Nd:GdVO₄ laser with intracavity Raman-shifting (in KGd(WO₄)₂) and intraca ... More
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Authors: He, Y | Orr, B. J
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/15175
Description: Cavity ringdown (CRD) absorption spectroscopy enables spectroscopic sensing of gases with a high sensitivity and accuracy. Instrumental improvements result in a new highperformance continuous-wave (cw ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/6318
Description: Optical waveguides that incorporate Bragg gratings have been written in bulk fused silica by using the femtosecond laser direct-write method and without the need for lithography or ion-beam techniques ... More
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Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/30398
Description: The output of pulsed, homogeneously broadened amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) lasers operating under conditions of strong saturation is considered. An expression for the maximum power (energy) pe ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/14481
Description: We characterize the spontaneous emission of dye that is introduced into the central core of a tapered photonic crystal fiber. Since the photonic crystal period in the fibre cladding varies along the t ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/26770
Description: The 4νCH rovibrational manifold at ~12 700 cm⁻¹ in the electronic ground state of acetylene (C₂H₂) has been studied by time-resolved IR-UV double resonance spectroscopy. An IR laser pulse prepares rot ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8115
Description: We demonstrate the simultaneous generation and internal interference of two second-order parametric processes in a single nonlinear quadratic crystal. The two-frequency doubling processes are Type 0 ( ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8110
Description: Optical devices were fabricated in fused silica using the femtosecond direct write technique. We found that the transmission of light through directly written waveguides, whether straight or curved, c ... More
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