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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1988
  • pp: 467–469

Amplification of 1-nsec pulses in Nd:glass followed by compression to 1 psec

P. Maine and G. Mourou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 467-469 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.13.000467


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Abstract

We use the grating–grating expansion–compression approach to extend the possibilities of chirped-pulse amplification. A 50-psec pulse is stretched to 1 nsec before being regeneratively amplified in Nd:glass. Subsequent compression to 1 psec allows for high-peak-power pulse generation with small nanosecond-type amplifiers.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 8, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 1988
Published: June 1, 1988

Citation
P. Maine and G. Mourou, "Amplification of 1-nsec pulses in Nd:glass followed by compression to 1 psec," Opt. Lett. 13, 467-469 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-13-6-467


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