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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2010
  • pp: 3204–3206

Six-cycle mid-infrared source with 3.8 μJ at 100 kHz

O. Chalus, A. Thai, P. K. Bates, and J. Biegert  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 19, pp. 3204-3206 (2010)

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We report on the shortest pulses to date from a mid-IR optical parametric chirped pulse amplification: 67 fs duration with 3.8 μJ energy operating at 3.2 μm . The system is all solid state and diode pumped and operates at 100 kHz with unprecedented power stability of 0.75 % rms over 30 min .

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OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: July 28, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 29, 2010
Published: September 21, 2010

O. Chalus, A. Thai, P. K. Bates, and J. Biegert, "Six-cycle mid-infrared source with 3.8 μJ at 100 kHz," Opt. Lett. 35, 3204-3206 (2010)

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