Design details and laser-performance simulations for a novel water-cooled, split-disk laser-amplifier concept are presented. The amplifier will produce high-energy laser pulses (>500 J) with shot rates faster than one shot per minute.
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J. Zuegel, M. J. Shoup, J. H. Kelly, and C. Frederickson, "Novel Actively Cooled Split-Disk Nd:glass Laser Amplifier for High-Energy Applications with Improved Repetition Rate," in Advances in Optical Materials, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper ATuB1.
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