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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 8 — Apr. 12, 2010
  • pp: 8123–8134

Ultrashort-pulse laser with an intracavity phase shaping element

N.K. Metzger, W. Lubeigt, D. Burns, M. Griffith, L. Laycock, A.A. Lagatsky, C.T.A. Brown, and W. Sibbett  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 8, pp. 8123-8134 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.008123


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Abstract

A novel ultrashort-pulse laser cavity configuration that incorporates an intracavity deformable mirror as a phase control element is reported. A user-defined spectral phase relation of 0.7 radians relative shift could be produced at around 1035 nm. Phase shaping as well as pulse duration optimization was achieved via a computer-controlled feedback loop.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.1590) Ultrafast optics : Chirping
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 17, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 26, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2010
Published: April 1, 2010

Citation
N. K. Metzger, W. Lubeigt, D. Burns, M. Griffith, L. Laycock, A. A. Lagatsky, C. T. A. Brown, and W. Sibbett, "Ultrashort-pulse laser with an intracavity phase shaping element," Opt. Express 18, 8123-8134 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-8-8123


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