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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.012822


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Abstract

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

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

Citation
Franz Tavella, Andrius Marcinkevicius, and Ferenc Krausz, "90 mJ parametric chirped pulse amplification of 10 fs pulses," Opt. Express 14, 12822-12827 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-26-12822


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