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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Sep. 25, 2003
  • pp: 135–138

High-power Femtosecond Ti:sapphire Laser at 1 KHz with a Long-cavity Femtosecond Oscillator

Jae-Hee Sung, Kyung-Han Hong, and Chang-Hee Nam  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 135-138 (2003)


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Abstract

A chirped-pulse amplification femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser operating at 1 KHz has been developed. The laser system consisted of a long-cavity femtosecond oscillator, a four-pass grating pulse stretcher, two multi-pass amplifiers and a double-pass grating pulse compressor. Thermal lensing at the amplifiers was reduced by cooling Ti:sapphire crystals using Peltier coolers. Gain narrowing and residual phase errors were compensated for by the use of an acousto-optic pulse shaper. The final laser output had an energy per pulse of 2.0 mJ and a pulse duration of 19.5 fs, reaching 0.1 TW at 1 KHz.

© 2003 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

History
Original Manuscript: June 27, 2003
Published: September 1, 2003

Citation
Jae-Hee Sung, Kyung-Han Hong, and Chang-Hee Nam, "High-power Femtosecond Ti:sapphire Laser at 1 KHz with a Long-cavity Femtosecond Oscillator," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 7, 135-138 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josk/abstract.cfm?URI=josk-7-3-135


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