We present 3D OPCPA simulations for 3.67 J, 4 fs transform limited pulses. Including nonlinear refractive index effects reduces the energy by ∼11%, increases the transform limit by ∼17%, and reduces peak intensity by ∼30%.
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(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
A. Thai, C. Skrobol, P. K. Bates, G. Arisholm, Z. Major, F. Krausz, S. Karsch, and J. Biegert, "3D OPCPA simulations for a Petawatt class system including nonlinear refractive index effects," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JThB66.
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