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Narrow-bandwidth diode-laser-based blue and ultraviolet light source

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Author(s): Schwedes C, Peik E, von Zanthier J, Nevsky A, Walther H
Publisher: Springer Verlag (Germany)
Publication year: 2003
Volume: 76
Journal issue: 2
Pages range: 143-147
ISSN: 0946-2171


A compact, tunable and narrow-bandwidth laser source for blue and ultraviolet radiation is presented. A grating-stabilized diode laser at 922 nm is frequency-stabilized to below 100 Hz relative to a reference resonator. Injection of the diode-laser light into a tapered amplifier yields a power of 0.5 W. In a first frequency-doubling stage, more than 200 mW of blue light at 461 nm is generated by use of a periodically poled KTP crystal. Subsequent second-harmonic generation employing a BBO crystal leads to about 1 mW of ultraviolet light at 231nm.

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APA: Schwedes, C., Peik, E., von Zanthier, J., Nevsky, A., & Walther, H. (2003). Narrow-bandwidth diode-laser-based blue and ultraviolet light source. Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics, 76(2), 143-147.

MLA: Schwedes, Christian, et al. "Narrow-bandwidth diode-laser-based blue and ultraviolet light source." Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics 76.2 (2003): 143-147.

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