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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 4 — Feb. 13, 2012
  • pp: 4503–4508

High-dispersive mirrors for high power applications

V. Pervak, O. Pronin, O. Razskazovskaya, J. Brons, I. B. Angelov, M. K. Trubetskov, A. V. Tikhonravov, and F. Krausz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 4503-4508 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.004503


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Abstract

We report on the development and manufacturing of two different types of high-dispersive mirrors (HDM). One of them provides a record value for the group delay dispersion (GDD) of −4000 fs2 and covers the wavelength range of 1027-1033 nm, whereas the other one provides −3000 fs2 over the wavelength range of 1020-1040 nm. Both of the fabricated mirrors exhibit a reflectance of >99.9% and are well suited for intracavity applications. Mirrors of the second type have been successfully employed in a Kerr-lens mode-locked Yb:YAG thin-disk oscillator for the generation of 200-fs pulses with multi-10-W average power.

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OCIS Codes
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(310.4165) Thin films : Multilayer design
(310.5696) Thin films : Refinement and synthesis methods

ToC Category:
Thin Films

History
Original Manuscript: December 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 31, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2012
Published: February 8, 2012

Citation
V. Pervak, O. Pronin, O. Razskazovskaya, J. Brons, I. B. Angelov, M. K. Trubetskov, A. V. Tikhonravov, and F. Krausz, "High-dispersive mirrors for high power applications," Opt. Express 20, 4503-4508 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-4-4503


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