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Two-photon absorption properties of crystalline knbo3 at 430 nm and efficient high pulse energy blue second-harmonic generation

Major, A. and Hutchings, D. and Langford, N. and Ferguson, A.I. and Aitchison, J.S. and Smith, P.W.E., Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) in Canada (Funder) (2009) Two-photon absorption properties of crystalline knbo3 at 430 nm and efficient high pulse energy blue second-harmonic generation. Laser Physics Letters, 6 (6). pp. 450-453. ISSN 1612-2011

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Abstract

We report on z-scan characterization of the two-photon absorption properties of crystalline potassium niobate at 430 nm. The value of the two-photon absorption coefficient was found to be similar to 4.3 cm/GW. Furthermore, we demonstrate efficient (> 60%) noncritically-phase-matched second harmonic generation at 430 nm with subpicosecond pump pulses.