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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 17 — Aug. 17, 2009
  • pp: 15068–15071

Ultrafast high power Yb:KLuW regenerative amplifier

H. Sayinc, U. Buenting, D. Wandt, J. Neumann, and D. Kracht  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 17, pp. 15068-15071 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.015068


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Abstract

We report on an high power ultra-short pulse regenerative Yb:KLuW amplifier based on the thin disk concept. A maximum pulse energy of 571 µJ was extracted at a repetition rate of 20 kHz. Compression of the output pulses resulted in a pulse duration of 197 fs assuming a deconvolution factor of 2.16. At a repetition rate of 125 kHz a maximum average power of 17.9 W was measured in front of the compressor.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 6, 2009
Published: August 11, 2009

Citation
H. Sayinc, U. Buenting, D. Wandt, J. Neumann, and D. Kracht, "Ultrafast high power Yb:KLuW regenerative amplifier," Opt. Express 17, 15068-15071 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-17-15068


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