We have demonstrated 33J amplification in Ti:sapphire at the record repetition rate of 0.1Hz. For this, we have successfully removed transverse lasing in the large crystal amplifier and homogenized the laser pump profiles.
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M. Pittman, F. Plé, G. Jamelot, and J. Chambaret, "A High Repetion Rate Petawatt Class Ti:sapphire System," 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 JTuG4.
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