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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 2003
  • pp: 7231–7234

Amplified spontaneous emission in a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier

Vladimir V. Ivanov, Anatoly Maksimchuk, and Gerard Mourou  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 36, pp. 7231-7234 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.42.007231


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Abstract

Amplified spontaneous emission power and contrast ratio in a linear miltipass Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier with a wavelength centered at 1054 nm are calculated and measured. It is shown that the passive losses of a seed pulse and the losses in coupling to the regenerative amplifier cavity mode degrade the intensity contrast ratio to 10-6–10-7. The advantage of an optical parametric chirped pulse amplifier with respect to the contrast ratio is discussed.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

History
Original Manuscript: February 23, 2003
Revised Manuscript: June 11, 2003
Published: December 20, 2003

Citation
Vladimir V. Ivanov, Anatoly Maksimchuk, and Gerard Mourou, "Amplified spontaneous emission in a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier," Appl. Opt. 42, 7231-7234 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-42-36-7231

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