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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 21 — Oct. 10, 2011
  • pp: 19935–19941

Carrier-Envelope Phase stabilization of a 20 W, grating based, chirped-pulse amplified laser, using Electro-Optic effect in a LiNbO3 crystal

J.-F. Hergott, O. Tcherbakoff, P.-M. Paul, Ph. Demengeot, M. Perdrix, F. Lepetit, D. Garzella, D. Guillaumet, M. Comte, P. D’ Oliveira, and O. Gobert  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 21, pp. 19935-19941 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.019935


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Abstract

Using an original CEP stabilization technique based on the linear electro-optical effect in a specific crystal, we achieved long term CEP stabilization of a 20 W, 1 kHz laser with residual noise as low as 440 mrad (rms). At 3 W, the CEP shot to shot noise is kept as low as 320 mrad (rms) over half an hour.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 12, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 16, 2011
Published: September 27, 2011

Citation
J.-F. Hergott, O. Tcherbakoff, P.-M. Paul, Ph. Demengeot, M. Perdrix, F. Lepetit, D. Garzella, D. Guillaumet, M. Comte, P. D’ Oliveira, and O. Gobert, "Carrier-Envelope Phase stabilization of a 20 W, grating based, chirped-pulse amplified laser, using Electro-Optic effect in a LiNbO3 crystal," Opt. Express 19, 19935-19941 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-21-19935


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