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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 13 — Dec. 20, 1999
  • pp: 318–324

All-solid-state 5-kHz 0.2-TW Ti:sapphire laser system

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 13, pp. 318-324 (1999)

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We have developed an all-solid-state 5-kHz Ti:sapphire Laser System, which produces 22-fs, 0.2-TW pulses. An average power of 22.2 W is the highest ever obtained in ultrashort laser sources. The serious thermal lensing due to high power pumping in a small area of the Ti:sapphire crystal is controlled successfully by a stable quasi-cavity with two concave mirrors.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
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Original Manuscript: November 29, 1999
Published: December 20, 1999

Yasuo Nabekawa, Tadashi Togashi, Taro Sekikawa, Shuntaro Watanabe, Susumu Konno, Tetsuo Kojima, Shuichi Fujikawa, and Koji Yasui, "All-solid-state 5-kHz 0.2-TW Ti:sapphire laser system," Opt. Express 5, 318-324 (1999)

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