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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2006
  • pp: 1145–1147

High-repetition-rate 12 fs pulse amplification by a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier system

Hideyuki Takada, Masayuki Kakehata, and Kenji Torizuka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 8, pp. 1145-1147 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001145


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Abstract

We demonstrate the direct generation of 12 fs pulses from a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier system at a 1 kHz repetition rate utilizing properly designed broadband components for chirped-pulse amplification. Optimized designs of a regenerative amplifier with a multilayer gain-narrowing compensator and an adaptive dispersion compensator with a spatial light modulator contribute to the shorter pulse amplification.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 26, 2005
Revised Manuscript: December 29, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: January 20, 2006

Citation
Hideyuki Takada, Masayuki Kakehata, and Kenji Torizuka, "High-repetition-rate 12fs pulse amplification by a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier system," Opt. Lett. 31, 1145-1147 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-8-1145


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