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Markku Vainio, Associate Professor (tenure track)

D.Sc. (Tech.), Dosentti (Fysikaalinen kemia)

  • PL 55 (A. I. Virtasen aukio 1)

    00014

    Finland

20032021
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Publications 2003 2019

2019

Broadband photoacoustic spectroscopy of 14CH4 with a high-power mid-infrared optical frequency comb

Karhu, J., Tomberg, T., Senna Vieira, F., Genoud, G., Hänninen, V., Vainio, M., Metsälä, M., Hieta, T., Bell, S. & Halonen, L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 5, p. 1142-1145 4 p.

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Cavity-enhanced cantilever-enhanced photo-acoustic spectroscopy

Tomberg, T. J., Hieta, T., Vainio, M. M. & Halonen, L. O., 7 Apr 2019, In : Analyst. 144, 7, p. 2291-2296 6 p.

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Diode-laser-pumped continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator with a large mid-infrared tuning range

Ulvila, V. & Vainio, M., 15 May 2019, In : Optics Communications. 439, p. 99-102 4 p.

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2018

Optical frequency comb photoacoustic spectroscopy

Sadiek, I., Mikkonen, T., Vainio, M., Toivonen, J. & Foltynowicz, A., 28 Nov 2018, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 20, 44, p. 27849-27855 7 p.

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Step-modulated decay cavity ring-down detection for double resonance spectroscopy

Karhu, J., Lehmann, K., Vainio, M., Metsälä, M. & Halonen, L., 29 Oct 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 22, p. 29086-29098 13 p.

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Sub-parts-per-trillion level sensitivity in trace gas detection by cantilever-enhanced photo-acoustic spectroscopy

Tomberg, T., Vainio, M., Hieta, T. & Halonen, L., 30 Jan 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 7 p., 1848.

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Sub-parts-per-trillion sensitivity in trace gas detection by cantilever-enhanced photo-acoustic spectroscopy

Tomberg, T., Vainio, M., Hieta, T. & Halonen, L., 2018. 2 p.

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Towards optical-frequency-comb generation in continuous-wave-pumped titanium-indiffused lithium-niobate waveguide resonators

Stefszky, M., Ulvila, V., Abdallah, Z., Silberhorn, C. & Vainio, M., 27 Nov 2018, In : Physical Review A. 98, 5, 9 p., 053850.

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2017

Frequency comb assisted two-photon vibrational spectroscopy

Karhu, J., Vainio, M., Metsälä, M. & Halonen, L., 21 Feb 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 5, p. 4688-4699 12 p.

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Fully stabilized mid-infrared frequency comb for high-precision molecular spectroscopy

Vainio, M. & Karhu, J., 15 Feb 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 4, p. 4190-4200 11 p.

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Infrared Laser Frequency Combs for Multispecies Gas Detection

Vainio, M. M., Ulvila, V. S. & Halonen, L. O., 2017, THz for CBRN and Explosives Detection and Diagnosis. Pereira, M. F. & Shulika, O. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 151-158 8 p. (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Stabilization of femtosecond optical parametric oscillators for infrared frequency comb generation

Vainio, M. & Halonen, L., 15 Jul 2017, In : Optics Letters. 42, 14, p. 2722-2725 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2016

Double resonant absorption measurement of acetylene symmetric vibrational states probed with cavity ring down spectroscopy

Karhu, J., Nauta, J., Vainio, M. M., Metsälä, M. I., Hoekstra, S. & Halonen, L. O., 22 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 144, 24, 7 p.

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Mid-infrared optical parametric oscillators and frequency combs for molecular spectroscopy

Vainio, M. & Halonen, L., 14 Feb 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 6, p. 4266-4294 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2015

Parts-per-trillion-level detection of nitrogen dioxide by cantilever-enhanced photo-acoustic spectroscopy

Peltola, J., Hieta, T. & Vainio, M., 1 Jul 2015, In : Optics Letters. 40, 13, p. 2933-2936 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Radiocarbon dioxide detection based on cavity ring-down spectroscopy and a quantum cascade laser

Genoud, G., Vainio, M., Phillips, H., Dean, J. & Merimaa, M., 1 Apr 2015, In : Optics Letters. 40, 7, p. 1342-1345 4 p.

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Spectral characterization of a frequency comb based on cascaded quadratic nonlinearities inside an optical parametric oscillator

Ulvila, V., Phillips, C. R., Halonen, L. & Vainio, M., 10 Sep 2015, In : Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics). 92, 3, 7 p., 033816.

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2014

Dynamics and Design Trade-Offs in CW-Pumped Singly-Resonant Optical Parametric Oscillator Based Combs

Phillips, C. R., Ulvila, V., Halonen, L. & Vainio, M. M., 8 Jun 2014, CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SM2I.2..

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Frequency-comb-referenced mid-infrared source for high-precision spectroscopy

Peltola, J., Vainio, M., Fordell, T., Hieta, T., Merimaa, M. & Halonen, L., 29 Dec 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 26, p. 32429-32439 11 p.

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Frequency-comb-referenced tunable diode laser spectroscopy and laser stabilization applied to laser cooling

Fordell, T., Wallin, A. E., Lindvall, T., Vainio, M. & Merimaa, M., 1 Nov 2014, In : Applied Optics. 53, 31, p. 7476-7482 7 p.

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High-power mid-infrared frequency comb from a continuous-wave-pumped bulk optical parametric oscillator

Ulvila, V., Phillips, C. R., Halonen, L. & Vainio, M., 5 May 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 9, p. 10535-10543 9 p.

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Mid-infrared frequency comb generation using a continuous-wave pumped optical parametric oscillator

Vainio, M., Ulvila, V., Phillips, C. R. & Halonen, L., 2014, Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion: Materials, Devices, and Applications XIII. Vodopyanov, K. L. (ed.). SPIE, 8 p. 89640Y. (Proceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8964).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

2013

Experimental observation and analysis of the 3v(1)(Sigma g) stretching vibrational state of acetylene using continuous-wave infrared stimulated emission

Siltanen, M., Metsälä, M., Vainio, M. & Halonen, L., 7 Aug 2013, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 139, 5, p. 054201 7 p.

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Frequency comb generation by a continuous-wave-pumped optical parametric oscillator based on cascading quadratic nonlinearities

Ulvila, V., Phillips, C. R., Halonen, L. & Vainio, M., 1 Nov 2013, In : Optics Letters. 38, 21, p. 4281-4284 4 p.

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High sensitivity trace gas detection by cantilever-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy using a mid-infrared continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator

Peltola, J., Vainio, M., Hieta, T., Uotila, J., Sinisalo, S., Metsälä, M., Siltanen, M. & Halonen, L., 22 Apr 2013, In : Optics Express. 21, 8, p. 10240-10250 11 p.

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Optical Frequency Comb Generation by Continuous-Wave Pumped Optical Parametric Oscillator Based on Cascading χ(2) Nonlinearities

Ulvila, V., Vainio, M., Phillips, C. R. & Halonen, L., 27 Oct 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper MW2C.6. . Ebrahim-Zadeh, M. & Sorokina, I. (eds.).

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2012

Degenerate 1 GHz repetition rate femtosecond optical parametric oscillator

Vainio, M. M., Merimaa, M., Halonen, L. & Vodopyanov, K., 2012, In : Optics Letters. 2012/37, 21, p. 4561-4563 3 p.

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Effective humidity in length measurements: comparison of three

Pollinger, F., Hieta, T., Vainio, M., Doloca, N. R., Abou-Zeid, A., Meiners-Hagen, K. & Merimaa, M., 2012, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 23, 2, p. 025503 11 p.

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Off-axis re-entrant cavity ring-down spectroscopy with a mid-infrared continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator

Peltola, J., Vainio, M., Ulvila, V., Siltanen, M., Metsälä, M. & Halonen, L., 2012, In : Applied physics. B, Lasers and optics. 107, 3, p. 839-847 9 p.

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2011

Cavity-enhanced optical frequency doubler based on transmission-mode Hänsch–Couillaud locking

Vainio, M. M., Bernard, J. & Marmet, L., 2011, In : Applied physics. B, Lasers and optics. 104, 4, p. 897-908 12 p.

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Frequency-comb-referenced molecular spectroscopy in the mid-infrared region

Vainio, M., Merimaa, M. & Halonen, L., 2011, In : Optics Letters. 36, 21, p. 4122-4144 3 p.

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Grating-cavity continuous-wave optical parametric oscillators for high-resolution mid-infrared spectroscopy

Vainio, M., Siltanen, M., Peltola, J. & Halonen, L., 2011, In : Applied Optics. 50, 4, p. A1-A10 10 p.

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High-precision diode-laser-based temperature measurement for air refractive index compensation

Hieta, T., Merimaa, M., Vainio, M., Seppä, J. & Lassila, A., 2011, In : Applied Optics. 50, 31, p. 5990-5998 9 p.

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Stable operation of a cw optical parametric oscillator near the signal-idler degeneracy

Vainio, M. & Halonen, L., 15 Feb 2011, In : Optics Letters. 36, 4, p. 475-477 3 p.

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Tuning and stability of a singly resonant continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator close to degeneracy

Vainio, M., Ozanam, C., Ulvila, V. & Halonen, L., 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 23, p. 22515-22527 13 p.

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2010

Continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator based on a Bragg grating

Vainio, M., Siltanen, M., Hieta, T. & Halonen, L., 2010, In : Optics Letters. 35, p. 1527-1529 3 p.

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DEVELOPMENT OF A MID-INFRARED OPTICAL FREQUENCY SYNTHESIZER

Vainio, M., Siltanen, M., Merimaa, M. & Halonen, L., 2010, 2010 CONFERENCE ON PRECISION ELECTROMAGNETIC MEASUREMENTS CPEM. p. 448-449 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Optical Parametric Oscillator for Continuous Wave Terahertz Generation by Optical Heterodyning

Vainio, M., Siltanen, M. & Halonen, L., 2010, Infrared Millimeter and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz). IEEE, 1 p.

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Pump-tunable continuous-wave singly resonant optical parametric oscillator from 2.5 to 4.4 mu m

Siltanen, M., Vainio, M. & Halonen, L., 2010, In : Optics Express. 18, p. 14087-14092 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2009

Continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator tuned by a diffraction grating

Vainio, M., Siltanen, M., Peltola, J. & Halonen, L., 2009, In : Optics Express. 17, p. 7702-7707 6 p.

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External-cavity lasers based on a volume holographic grating at normal incidence for spectroscopy in the visible range

Hieta, T., Vainio, M., Moser, C. & Ikonen, E., 2009, In : Optics Communications. 282, 15, p. 3119-3123 5 p.

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Thermal effects in singly resonant continuous-wave optical parametric oscillators

Vainio, M., Peltola, J., Harren, F. J. M. & Halonen, L., 2009, In : Applied physics. B, Lasers and optics. 94, 3, p. 411-427 17 p.

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2008

Singly resonant cw OPO with simple wavelength tuning

Vainio, M., Peltola, J., Persijn, S., Harren, F. J. M. & Halonen, L., 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 15, p. 11141-11146 6 p.

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2007

Laser locked cavity ringdown spectroscopy of the (31-) local mode band system of (HCCH)-C-13-C-13

Guss, J., Metsälä, M., Vainio, M., Vaittinen, O. & Halonen, L., 2007, In : Molecular Physics. 105, 5-7, p. 807-813 7 p.

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Traceability of laser frequency calibrations at MIKES

Merimaa, M., Nyholm, K., Vainio, M. & Lassila, A., 2007, In : IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 56, p. 500-504 5 p.

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2005

Iodine spectrometer based on a 633 nm transmission-grating diode laser

Vainio, M., Merimaa, M. & Ikonen, E., 2005, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 16, 6, p. 1305-1311 7 p.

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Optical amplifier for femtosecond frequency comb measurements near 633 nm

Vainio, M., Merimaa, M. & Nyholm, K., 2005, In : Applied physics. B, Lasers and optics. 81, 8, p. 1053-1057 5 p.

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2003

Miniaturized transmission grating laser at 1.55 mu m with 128-nm tuning range

Vainio, M., Merimaa, M., Sidorin, Y., Kuittinen, M. & Ikonen, E., 2003, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 15, p. 990-992 3 p.

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