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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2003
  • pp: 1484–1486

Generation of subterawatt sub-10-fs blue pulses at 1–5kHz by broadband frequency doubling

Teruto Kanai, Xiangyu Zhou, Taro Sekikawa, Shuntaro Watanabe, and Tadashi Togashi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 16, pp. 1484-1486 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001484


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Abstract

Blue pulses with durations of 8.5 fs are generated by broadband frequency doubling of subterawatt Ti:sapphire laser systems at 1–5-kHz repetition rates. The average powers are 1.6 W at 5 kHz and 1.9 W at 1 kHz. The peak power is 0.16 TW with a duration of 12 fs at 1 kHz.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

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Teruto Kanai, Xiangyu Zhou, Taro Sekikawa, Shuntaro Watanabe, and Tadashi Togashi, "Generation of subterawatt sub-10-fs blue pulses at 1–5kHz by broadband frequency doubling," Opt. Lett. 28, 1484-1486 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-16-1484


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