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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 8 — Apr. 16, 2007
  • pp: 5018–5023

Ultra-broadband optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification using an Yb:LiYF4 chirped-pulse amplification pump laser

K. Yamakawa, M. Aoyama, Y. Akahane, K. Ogawa, K. Tsuji, A. Sugiyama, T. Harimoto, J. Kawanaka, H. Nishioka, and M. Fujita  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 8, pp. 5018-5023 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.005018


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Abstract

We demonstrate ultra-broadband optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification of 300-nm bandwidth pumped by a broadband pulse delivered from a diode-pumped, cryogenically-cooled Yb:YLF chirped-pulse amplification laser.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 16, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2007
Published: April 10, 2007

Citation
K. Yamakawa, M. Aoyama, Y. Akahane, K. Ogawa, K. Tsuji, A. Sugiyama, T. Harimoto, J. Kawanaka, H. Nishioka, and M. Fujita, "Ultra-broadband optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification using an Yb: LiYF4 chirped-pulse amplification pump laser," Opt. Express 15, 5018-5023 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-8-5018


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