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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/1959.14/184214
Description: We report quasi-continuous-wave, cascaded Nd:GdVO₄ self-Raman lasers based on a secondary Raman transition at 382 cm⁻¹ for which the Raman gain was estimated to be 0.7cm/GW. Laser output was obtained ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177801
Description: We report a compact CW KGW Raman laser with intracavity nonlinear mixing, pumped by the intracavity field of a VECSEL. By temperature tuning an intracavity LBO crystal, we obtained two separate tunabl ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/190838
Description: A Nd:YLF/KGW Raman laser has been investigated in this work. We have demonstrated CW output powers at six different wavelengths, 1147 nm (0.70 W), 1163 nm (0.95 W), 549 nm (0.65 W), 552 nm (1.90 W), 5 ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/198352
Description: In this work we explore a method for controlling Raman cascade within an intracavity Raman laser, with a view to maximizing output power at desired visible wavelengths. Sum-frequency generation is use ... 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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