We demonstrate a high-contrast relativistic kHz chirped-pulse amplified laser with carrier-envelope phase (CEP) stabilization. Contrast ratio of >108 and CEP stabilization with a jitter of <1 rad are achived for laser pulses with relativistic intensity.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
K. Hong, B. Hou, J. A. Nees, E. Power, and G. A. Mourou, "Relativistic kH Chirped-Pulse Amplified Laser with >108 Intensity Contrast Ratio and Carrier-Envelope Phase Stabilization," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JFA2.
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