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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2010
  • pp: 980–982

1.2 mJ sub-4-fs source at 1 kHz from an ionizing gas

S. Adachi, N. Ishii, Y. Nomura, Y. Kobayashi, J. Itatani, T. Kanai, and S. Watanabe  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 7, pp. 980-982 (2010)

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We demonstrate a 1.2 mJ, 3.8 fs, carrier-envelope phase-controlled laser source by novel energy-scalable spectral broadening in an ionizing gas medium, which is widely applicable to sub-10-fs multimillijoule laser systems to obtain sub-2-cycle ( < 4 ‚ÄČ fs ) multi-millijoule pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: November 10, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 7, 2010
Published: March 24, 2010

S. Adachi, N. Ishii, Y. Nomura, Y. Kobayashi, J. Itatani, T. Kanai, and S. Watanabe, "1.2 mJ sub-4-fs source at 1 kHz from an ionizing gas," Opt. Lett. 35, 980-982 (2010)

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