A 3.5-mW continuous-wave difference-frequency source around 3 pm for sub-Doppler molecular spectroscopy

Year: 2005

Authors: Maddaloni P., Gagliardi G., Malara P., De Natale P.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Comprensorio A. Olivetti, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli (Naples), Italy

Abstract: In this paper, the development of a DFG-based source is reported, emitting between 2.9 and 3.5 /spl mu/m, with a maximum power for the first time of several mW. Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of methane is carried out.

Conference title: 2005 European Quantum Electronics Conference, EQEC ’05

KeyWords: Light sources; Optical frequency conversion; generation DFG
DOI: 10.1109/EQEC.2005.1567359