A Ti:Sa laser using a combination of negatively- and positively-chirped pulse amplification (NPCPA) is demonstrated. The method suppresses spectral narrowing typically appearing in CPA lasers thus supporting bandwidth much broader than a conventional CPA.
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M. Kalashnikov, K. Osvay, H. Schoennagel, and W. Sandner, "Broadband High Peak Power Laser: A Combination of Negatively and Positively Chirped Pulse Amplification," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuG5.
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