We report use of the dye Styryl 13 for picosecond synchronous amplification in a noncollinear longitudinally pumped dye-amplifier arrangement. In this manner we obtained pulses ~5 psec in duration, tunable from 900 to 990 nm, with energy up to 300 μJ, and focusable to near the diffraction limit.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 31, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: December 22, 1988
Published: April 1, 1989
Martin D. Dawson, W. Andreas Schroeder, D. P. Norwood, and Arthur L. Smirl, "Wavelength-tunable synchronous amplification of picosecond dye-laser pulses near 1 μm," Opt. Lett. 14, 364-366 (1989)