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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 15 — Jul. 23, 2007
  • pp: 9434–9443

Dynamics of high repetition rate regenerative amplifiers

M. Grishin, V. Gulbinas, and A. Michailovas  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 15, pp. 9434-9443 (2007)

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Dynamics features of high repetition rate continuously pumped solid-state regenerative amplifiers were studied numerically. A space independent rate equations and discrete-time dynamical system approach were used for system state evolution analysis. Regular single-energy operation, quasi-periodic pulsing and chaotic behavior regions are distinguished in space of control parameters. Diagrams of dynamical regimes comprehensively exhibiting operation features of the system are presented. Seed energy is shown to be an important parameter determining the stability space. Conditions of stable operation are described quantitatively.

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OCIS Codes
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: May 22, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 12, 2007
Published: July 16, 2007

M. Grishin, V. Gulbinas, and A. Michailovas, "Dynamics of high repetition rate regenerative amplifiers," Opt. Express 15, 9434-9443 (2007)

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