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  • Vol. 51, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2012
  • pp: 2150–2154

Conceptual design of a 10 PW class laser with a hybrid amplification chain

Huabao Cao, Xingqiang Lu, and Dianyuan Fan  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 12, pp. 2150-2154 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.002150


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Abstract

We design a 10 PW class laser system with a hybrid amplification chain. The hybrid amplification chain with a total gain of 104 composed of Ti:chrysoberyl amplifiers and Ti:sapphire amplifiers. The ability of this hybrid amplifier chain to control gain narrowing and gain saturation is demonstrated by numerical simulations.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 15, 2012
Published: April 20, 2012

Citation
Huabao Cao, Xingqiang Lu, and Dianyuan Fan, "Conceptual design of a 10 PW class laser with a hybrid amplification chain," Appl. Opt. 51, 2150-2154 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-12-2150


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