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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285072
Description: THz radiation promises a number of revolutionary applications in fields ranging from security and counter terrorism to medicine and agriculture. In most of these applications, it is often the unique p ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285095
Description: The unique characteristics of vortex laser beams (having annular spatial profile and orbital angular momentum) have seen them applied in a host of applications [1]. These beams are often produced thro ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/263189
Description: We demonstrate the direct generation of a first-order LG₀₁ Laguerre Gaussian (vortex) mode operating at the first-Stokes wavelength of a diode end-pumped, Nd:GdVO₄ self-Raman laser. To the best of our ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/203126
Description: We report a very compact, laser diode-pumped, frequency-tunable THz source (1.65 – 2.65 THz) based on Stimulated Polariton Scattering in Mg:LiNbO3. The system operates with very low threshold (∼ 2.5 W ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/189008
Description: We demonstrate the operation of a compact and efficient continuous wave (CW) self-Raman laser utilizing a Nd:YVO4 gain crystal and BaWO4 Raman crystalgenerating yellow emission at 590 nm. We investiga ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177812
Description: The thermal lens induced in an a-cut BaWO₄ crystal by stimulated Raman scattering is measured using lateral shearing interferometry. The strength of the lens is proportional to the Stokes output power ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/187107
Description: 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 pr ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168644
Description: We report continuous-wave yellow emission from a miniature self-Raman laser using highly doped Nd:YVO4 crystals pumped by 3.8 W diode laser. Up to 330 mW output at 587.8 nm was obtained from an 18 mm ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/136389
Description: We demonstrate a cw, laser diode-pumped Nd:GdVO₄=SrMoO₄ crystalline Raman laser. First Stokes laser output at 1173:5 nm of 2:18 W was achieved with a diode-to-first Stokes efficiency of 8.7%. With int ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143513
Description: We report cw yellow emission from a miniature self-Raman laser using highly doped Nd:YVO4 crystals combined with intracavity frequency doubling. Pump-limited 587:8nm output of 220mW was obtained from ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169562
Description: We report the generation of a comb of emission wavelengths in the near-infrared, and wavelength-tunable emission at up to five discrete wavelengths in the visible between 534 nm and 572 nm by making u ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169575
Description: 1.5 W of 1st Stokes, 1167 nm, cw output power was produced using a Nd:YLF laser crystal associated to a BaWO4 Raman crystal. The laser built provided a M2 of 1.51 and 1.43, vertical and horizontal, re ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162136
Description: We report a miniature, wavelength-selectable crystalline Raman laser operating either in the yellow (588 nm) or lime (559 nm) selected simply by changing the temperature of an intracavity LBO crystal. ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169599
Description: We study the temporal amplitude stability of a continuous-wave (CW) intracavity frequency-doubled self-Raman Nd:GdVO<inf>4</inf> laser (yellow laser), and compare to a CW intracavity frequency-doubled ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143181
Description: We study the temporal amplitude stability of a continuous-wave (CW) intracavity frequency-doubled self-Raman Nd:GdVO₄ laser (yellow laser), and compare this with that of a CW intracavity frequency-dou ... More
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