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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 16 — Aug. 4, 2008
  • pp: 11987–11994

Laser beam wavefront correction for ultra high intensities with the 200 TW laser system at the Advanced Laser Light Source

S. Fourmaux, S. Payeur, A. Alexandrov, C. Serbanescu, F. Martin, T. Ozaki, A. Kudryashov, and J. C. Kieffer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 16, pp. 11987-11994 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.011987


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Abstract

We successfully implemented laser beam wavefront correction on the 200 TW laser system at the Advanced Laser Light Source. Ultra high intensities in excess of 1020 W/cm2 have been demonstrated. This system is, to our knowledge, the first 100 TW class laser to combine simultaneously ultra high intensity, 109 laser pulse contrast ratio and 10 Hz high repetition

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OCIS Codes
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(220.1080) Optical design and fabrication : Active or adaptive optics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 18, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 17, 2008
Published: July 25, 2008

Citation
S. Fourmaux, S. Payeur, A. Alexandrov, C. Serbanescu, F. Martin, T. Ozaki, A. Kudryashov, and J. C. Kieffer, "Laser beam wavefront correction for ultra high intensities with the 200 TW laser system at the advanced laser light source," Opt. Express 16, 11987-11994 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-16-11987


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