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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 23 — Nov. 7, 2011
  • pp: 22637–22642

Two-color deep-ultraviolet 40-fs pulses based on parametric amplification at 100 kHz

Huan Shen, Shunsuke Adachi, Takuya Horio, and Toshinori Suzuki  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 22637-22642 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.022637


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Abstract

We present a 100-kHz deep-ultraviolet (DUV) laser system that generates 40-fs pulses. A 520-nm pulse generated by a noncollinear optical parametric amplifier pumped by the second harmonic of a Ti:sapphire laser is converted into 226- and 260-nm DUV pulses simultaneously with pulse energies of 250 and 130 nJ (average powers: 25 and 13 mW), respectively. The DUV pulses were estimated to have durations of ca. 40 fs by cross-correlation measurements based on (1 + 1′) two-color ionization of gaseous nitric oxide.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 25, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 11, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 12, 2011
Published: October 25, 2011

Citation
Huan Shen, Shunsuke Adachi, Takuya Horio, and Toshinori Suzuki, "Two-color deep-ultraviolet 40-fs pulses based on parametric amplification at 100 kHz," Opt. Express 19, 22637-22642 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-23-22637


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