Efficient frequency doubling at 399 nm
Authors: Pizzocaro M., Calonico D., Cancio Pastor P., Catani J., Costanzo G. A., Levi F., Lorini L.
Autors Affiliation: Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, C.so duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10125 Torino, Italy; Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM), Str. delle Cacce 91, 10135 Torino, Italy; Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (INO-CNR), Via Nello Carrara, 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy (LENS), Via Nello Carrara, 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Abstract: We describe a reliable, high-power, and narrow-linewidth laser source at 399 nm, which is useful for cooling and trapping of ytterbium atoms. A continuous-wave titanium-sapphire laser at 798 nm is frequency doubled using a lithium triborate crystal in an enhancement cavity. Up to 1.0W of light at 399 nm has been obtained from 1.3 W of infrared light, with an efficiency of 80%. (C) 2014 Optical Society of America
Journal/Review: APPLIED OPTICS
Volume: 53 (16) Pages from: 3388 to: 3392
More Information: The authors would like to acknowledge L. Fallani for careful reading, E. K. Bertacco for help with electronics, and A. Barbone, M. Bertinetti, and V. Fornero for technical help. The authors acknowledge funding from the European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP) Project SIB55-ITOC, the European Reserch Council (ERC) Advanced Grant DISQUA, the European Union 126 FP7 Integrated Project SIQS, and the European Union FP7 integrated infrastructure initiative Laserlab Europe. The EMRP is jointly funded by the EMRP participating countries within EURAMET and the European Union.KeyWords: Atom lasers; Sapphire, Continuous Wave; Enhancement cavities; Frequency-doubling; High power; Infrared light; Lithium triborate crystal; Narrow linewidth lasers; Titanium sapphire laser, Frequency doublersDOI: 10.1364/AO.53.003388Citations: 18data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2020-01-12References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here