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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2003
  • pp: 240–247

Generation of intense 8 fs laser pulses

Enikoő Seres, Richard Herzog, József Seres, Daniel Kaplan, and Christian Spielmann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 240-247 (2003)

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Sub-25 fs pulses from a multipass amplifier system have been spectrally broadened in a hollow fiber up to 250 nm. Using a combination of a prism compressor and an improved acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter (AOPDF), we were able to compress the pulses close to their transform limit. Under optimized conditions we achieved pulses with a duration of 8 fs and a peak power up to 9 GW.

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OCIS Codes
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

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Original Manuscript: December 23, 2002
Revised Manuscript: February 3, 2003
Published: February 10, 2003

Eniko Seres, Ricahrd Herzog, Jozsef Seres, Daniel Kaplan, and Christian Spielmann, "Generation of intense 8 fs laser pulses," Opt. Express 11, 240-247 (2003)

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