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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1999
  • pp: 917–919

Directly diode-pumped millijoule subpicosecond Yb:glass regenerative amplifier

H. Liu, S. Biswal, *J. Paye, †J. Nees, G. Mourou, C. Hönninger‡, and U. Keller  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 13, pp. 917-919 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000917


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Abstract

An Yb:glass regenerative amplifier directly side pumped by four 20-W diodes is demonstrated. By use of a novel pumping scheme and introduction of cylindrical optics into the cavity, a free-running average output power as great as 4 W with a TEM00 -like mode was achieved from the bare cavity, with a 0.56 pump duty cycle. When the regenerative amplifier injected, 1-mJ 200-fs FWHM pulses were obtained following compression by use of 2-ms pump pulses and up to a 150-Hz repetition rate.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

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H. Liu, S. Biswal, *J. Paye, †J. Nees, G. Mourou, C. Hönninger‡, and U. Keller, "Directly diode-pumped millijoule subpicosecond Yb:glass regenerative amplifier," Opt. Lett. 24, 917-919 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-13-917


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