A diode-pumped Nd:glass chirped pulse amplification system has been designed for pumping OPCPA. 1.04-J pulse energy in 4.1-nm spectral width at 1Hz has been obtained. The potential over 2-TW output is addressed.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
T. Kurita, K. Sueda, T. Sekine, T. Kawashima, J. Kawanaka, and N. Miyanaga, "1.04-J CPA Output from Diode-Pumped Nd:glass Zig-Zag Slab Laser for 30 TW Few-Cycle NOPA Laser System," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper PDPA6.
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