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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1819–1827

Ultrahigh-gain monolithic multipass Nd:glass amplifier

Yitshak Tzuk, Chana Goren, and Alon Tal  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 10, pp. 1819-1827 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.001819


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Abstract

A novel scheme for a flashlamp-pumped ultrahigh-gain laser amplifier is presented. It is based on a monolithic slab design achieving a gain of 10 5 . The measured ratio between pulse and prepulse output power was 5 × 10 7 .

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 21, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 24, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 2009
Published: March 23, 2009

Citation
Yitshak Tzuk, Chana Goren, and Alon Tal, "Ultrahigh-gain monolithic multipass Nd:glass amplifier," Appl. Opt. 48, 1819-1827 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-10-1819


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