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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2006
  • pp: 643–645

Energy extraction improvement in picosecond amplifiers by pulse tilting

Linas Giniūnas, Jonas Pocius, and Romualdas Danielius  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 5, pp. 643-645 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.000643


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Abstract

We report a novel tilted pulse amplification technique that, in contrast with the chirped-pulse amplification method, allows stretching of ultrashort pulses independently upon the initial pulse bandwidth. A gain factor of 4.5 and good reconstruction of a 15 ps pulse after stretching to 200 ps in a double-pass end-pumped Nd:YAG amplifier have been achieved.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 3, 2005
Revised Manuscript: October 25, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: October 28, 2005

Citation
Linas Giniunas, Jonas Pocius, and Romualdas Danielius, "Energy extraction improvement in picosecond amplifiers by pulse tilting," Opt. Lett. 31, 643-645 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-5-643


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