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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 2001
  • pp: 4831–4835

Femtosecond Ti:Sapphire Oscillator Electro-Optically Cavity Dumped at 50 kHz

Nathan W. Rimington, Adrian Cornea, Aaron J. Van Tassle, Jeffrey Santoro, and W. Andreas Schroeder  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 27, pp. 4831-4835 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.004831


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Abstract

Use of a transverse KD∗P Pockels cell and novel low-loss sapphire Rochon polarizer to cavity dump a hard-aperture, Kerr-lens mode-locked, Ti:sapphire oscillator is demonstrated. High-quality 90-fs pulses with energies of ~50 nJ at repetition rates of up to 50 kHz were obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

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Nathan W. Rimington, Adrian Cornea, Aaron J. Van Tassle, Jeffrey Santoro, and W. Andreas Schroeder, "Femtosecond Ti:Sapphire Oscillator Electro-Optically Cavity Dumped at 50 kHz," Appl. Opt. 40, 4831-4835 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-27-4831


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