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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1993
  • pp: 1250–1252

High-repetition-rate cw-pumped Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 femtosecond regenerative amplifier

François Balembois, Patrick Georges, François Salin, and Alain Brun  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 15, pp. 1250-1252 (1993)

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We have developed a cw krypton-ion-laser-pumped Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 regenerative amplifier for femtosecond pulses operating at a 5-kHz repetition rate. After recompression, we obtained 3.6-μJ, 170-fs pulses at 825 nm. By focusing these pulses in a cell of water, we generated a white-light continuum.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 21, 1993
Published: August 1, 1993

François Balembois, Patrick Georges, François Salin, and Alain Brun, "High-repetition-rate cw-pumped Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 femtosecond regenerative amplifier," Opt. Lett. 18, 1250-1252 (1993)

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