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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/26214
Description: We use nonlinear optical processes to generate narrowband light from an optical parametric oscillator, yielding significantly improved frequency stability compared with dye lasers where the chirp aris ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22059
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: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23713
Description: Ultrafast laser direct write micro-fabrication has emerged as a significant enabling technology creating new opportunities in microphotonics. The talk will present recent results of the performance of ... 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
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22068
Description: Time-resolved infrared-ultraviolet double resonance (IR-UV DR) spectroscopy provides a distinctive way to examine collision-induced state-to-state energy transfer between rotational J-levels in vibrat ... 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: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/26234
Description: We simulate spectro-temporal processes in a nanosecond injection-seeded optical parametric oscillator. Our simulations accurately predict the experimental behavior for the frequency chirp, optical ban ... 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
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16849
Description: We review femtosecond laser-direct write inscription of guided wave structures in bulk glass and discuss our recent demonstrations of a range of 2- and 3-D photonic devices using this technique.