A laser-pulse shaping system of a high-energy PW laser has been developed for fast ignition of laser fusion. We have demonstrated flat-top pulses of 10 ps with a rise time of 1 ps.
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K. Sueda, J. Lu, K. Kondo, R. Mizoguchi, K. Tauchi, and N. Miyanaga, "Pulse Shape Control of a High-Energy PW Laser for Fast Ignition of Laser Fusion," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThD129.
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