A near-diffraction-limited transform-limited multiterawatt laser system that produces ∼30-fs 125-mJ 800-nm pulses at a repetition rate of 10 Hz has been constructed. Methods for the control of femtosecond time-scale phase and amplitude distortions have been developed and implemented.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 21, 1994
Published: September 15, 1994
C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, and B. E. Lemoff, "Multiterawatt 30-fs Ti:sapphire laser system," Opt. Lett. 19, 1442-1444 (1994)