We have demonstrated a cryogenic Yb:YLF amplifier at 100-W average power and 10-kHz pulse repetition frequency (PRF). At 4.5 mJ, the pulses have a 2.2-nm bandwidth and have been compressed to 700 fs in duration.
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D. E. Miller, T. Y. Fan, and D. J. Ripin, "High-average-power Yb:YLF cryogenic laser amplifier for sub-picosecond pulses," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CM3D.2.
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