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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 26 — Dec. 25, 2006
  • pp: 12822–12827

90 mJ parametric chirped pulse amplification of 10 fs pulses

Franz Tavella, Andrius Marcinkevičius, and Ferenc Krausz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 26, pp. 12822-12827 (2006)

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We demonstrate the amplification of broadband pulses from a Ti:Sapphire oscillator by non-collinear optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification technique in a type-I BBO crystal to energies of 90 mJ. Partial compression of the amplified pulses is demonstrated down to a 10 fs duration. These parameters come in combination with good spatial quality and focusability of the amplified beam.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: October 6, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 17, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 28, 2006
Published: December 22, 2006

Franz Tavella, Andrius Marcinkevicius, and Ferenc Krausz, "90 mJ parametric chirped pulse amplification of 10 fs pulses," Opt. Express 14, 12822-12827 (2006)

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