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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 2010
  • pp: 1331–1334

Optical differentiation and multimillijoule ~150 ps pulse generation in a regenerative amplifier with a temperature-tuned intracavity volume Bragg grating

A. V. Okishev  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 8, pp. 1331-1334 (2010)

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An optical differentiation in a regenerative amplifier with a temperature-tuned volume Bragg grating (VBG) as an intracavity spectral filter is demonstrated for the first time, to the author’s knowledge. 12 mJ 150 ps pulses with a TEM 00 beam profile have been generated at the 5 Hz repetition rate in the nanosecond-pulse-seeded regenerative amplifier with a VBG that is temperature detuned from the central wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(050.7330) Diffraction and gratings : Volume gratings
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: August 3, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 6, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 26, 2010
Published: March 5, 2010

A. V. Okishev, "Optical differentiation and multimillijoule ~150 ps pulse generation in a regenerative amplifier with a temperature-tuned intracavity volume Bragg grating," Appl. Opt. 49, 1331-1334 (2010)

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