We report on an Yb:KYW thin-disk amplifier system to provide ultra-short pulses. Without using a diffraction grating stretcher, 5 μJ, 280 fs pulses were generated at repetition rates of 200 kHz.
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(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
M. Leitner, K. Pachomis, D. Nickel, C. Stolzenburg, A. Giesen, and F. Butze, "Ultrafast thin-disk Yb:KYW regenerative amplifier with a 200-kHz repetition rate," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics (TOPS), C. Denman and I. Sorokina, eds., Vol. 98 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper 751.
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