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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 2 — Jan. 23, 2006
  • pp: 779–785

Multipass non-collinear optical parametric amplifier for femtosecond pulses

Yuriy Stepanenko and Czesław Radzewicz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 779-785 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.14.000779


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Abstract

We demonstrate a successful recompression of 4.5 mJ, 30 fs femtosecond pulses from a Ti:Sapphire oscillator amplified in a ring multipass optical parametric chirped pulse amplifier using β-barium borate crystal pumped by a commercial frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser. Pulses with duration close to the Fourier transform limit were obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

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Yuriy Stepanenko and Czesław Radzewicz, "Multipass non-collinear optical parametric amplifier for femtosecond pulses," Opt. Express 14, 779-785 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-2-779


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