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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 2009
  • pp: 5692–5695

Carrier-envelope phase stabilization and control of 1 kHz, 6 mJ, 30 fs laser pulses from a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier

Shouyuan Chen, Michael Chini, He Wang, Chenxia Yun, Hiroki Mashiko, Yi Wu, and Zenghu Chang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 30, pp. 5692-5695 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.005692


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Abstract

Carrier-envelope (CE) phase stabilization of a two-stage chirped pulse amplifier laser system with regenerative amplification as the preamplifier is demonstrated. The CE phase stability of this laser system is found to have a 90 mrad rms error averaged over 50 laser shots for a locking period of 4.5 h. The CE phase locking was confirmed unambiguously by experimental observation of the 2 π periodicity of the high-order harmonic spectrum generated by double optical gating.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 24, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 25, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2009
Published: October 12, 2009

Citation
Shouyuan Chen, Michael Chini, He Wang, Chenxia Yun, Hiroki Mashiko, Yi Wu, and Zenghu Chang, "Carrier-envelope phase stabilization and control of 1 kHz, 6 mJ, 30 fs laser pulses from a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier," Appl. Opt. 48, 5692-5695 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-30-5692


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