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Entry  Tue Mar 30 21:11:42 2010, kiwamu, Summary, Green Locking, conversion efficiency of PPKTP efficiency_waist_edit.png
    Reply  Tue Mar 30 22:13:49 2010, Koji, Summary, Green Locking, conversion efficiency of PPKTP 
       Reply  Wed Mar 31 11:52:32 2010, kiwamu, Summary, Green Locking, Re:conversion efficiency of PPKTP 
Message ID: 2736     Entry time: Tue Mar 30 22:13:49 2010     In reply to: 2735     Reply to this: 2740
Author: Koji 
Type: Summary 
Category: Green Locking 
Subject: conversion efficiency of PPKTP 

Question:

Why does the small spot size for the case (A) have small efficiency as the others? I thought the efficiency goes diverged to infinity as the radius of the cylinder gets smaller.

Quote:

With a 30mm PPKTP crystal the conversion efficiency from 1064nm to 532nm is expected to 3.7 %/W.

Therefore we will have a green beam of more than 2mW by putting 700mW NPRO.

Last a couple of weeks I performed a numerical simulation for calculating the conversion efficiency of PPKTP crystal which we will have.

Here I try to mention about just the result. The detail will be followed later as another entry.


The attached figure is a result of the calculation.

The horizontal axis is the waist of an input Gaussian beam, and the vertical axis is the conversion efficiency.

You can see three curves in the figure, this is because I want to double check my calculation by comparing  analytical solutions.

The curve named (A) is one of the simplest solution, which assumes that the incident beam is a cylindrical plane wave.

The other curve (B) is also analytic solution, but it assumes different condition; the power profile of incident beam is a Gaussian beam but propagates as a plane wave.

The last curve (C) is the result of my numerical simulation. In this calculation a focused Gaussian beam is injected into the crystal.

The numerical result seems to be reasonable because the shape and the number doesn't much differ from those analytical solutions.

 

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