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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Sep. 25, 2003
  • pp: 139–144

Optical Parametric Chirped-pulse Amplification of Femtosecond Ti:sapphire Laser Pulses by Using a BBO Crystal

Yong-Ho Cha, Ki-Tae Lee, Seong-Mo Nam, Byoung-Duk Yoo, and Yong-Joo Rhee  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 139-144 (2003)

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We have characterized the optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification of femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser pulses by using a BBO crystal. It is numerically verified that a high gain and a broad gain bandwidth can be obtained with a 532-nm pump laser. The dependence of the gain profile of OPA on phase matching angles, pump intensity, and crystal length is numerically investigated. Experimental results shows that the temporal fluctuation of a pump laser causes the modulation of an amplified spectrum in OPCPA.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(320.1590) Ultrafast optics : Chirping
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

Original Manuscript: July 2, 2003
Published: September 1, 2003

Yong-Ho Cha, Ki-Tae Lee, Seong-Mo Nam, Byoung-Duk Yoo, and Yong-Joo Rhee, "Optical Parametric Chirped-pulse Amplification of Femtosecond Ti:sapphire Laser Pulses by Using a BBO Crystal," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 7, 139-144 (2003)

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