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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 8 — Apr. 21, 2003
  • pp: 939–943

Numerical analysis of optical parametric chirped pulse amplification with time delay

Tetsuo Harimoto and Koichi Yamakawa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 8, pp. 939-943 (2003)

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A new scheme for efficient optical parametric chirped pulse amplification is proposed by introducing a time delay between long pump and short seed pulses. Numerical results show that high conversion efficiency from the pump to seed and high gain can be achieved simultaneously, and the amplified seed pulse is stable and not sensitive to timing jitter.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: December 9, 2002
Revised Manuscript: April 15, 2003
Published: April 21, 2003

Tetsuo Harimoto and Koichi Yamakawa, "Numerical analysis of optical parametric chirped pulse amplification with time delay," Opt. Express 11, 939-943 (2003)

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