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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1594–1596

0.85-PW, 33-fs Ti:sapphire laser

M. Aoyama, K. Yamakawa, Y. Akahane, J. Ma, N. Inoue, H. Ueda, and H. Kiriyama  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 17, pp. 1594-1596 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001594


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Abstract

We have successfully produced a laser pulse with a peak power of 0.85 PW for a pulse duration of 33 fs in a four-stage Ti:sapphire amplifier chain based on chirped-pulse amplification. To our knowledge this result represents the highest peak power pulses yet produced in any Ti:sapphire chirped-pulse amplification system.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

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M. Aoyama, K. Yamakawa, Y. Akahane, J. Ma, N. Inoue, H. Ueda, and H. Kiriyama, "0.85-PW, 33-fs Ti:sapphire laser," Opt. Lett. 28, 1594-1596 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-17-1594


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