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1.5-TW 10-Hz Ti:sapphire laser system: design and performance
Author(s): Pay H. Chiu; Art Magana; Koichi Yamakawa; Jeffrey D. Kmetec
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Paper Abstract

We describe a complete solid state 1.5 terawatt, 150 femtosecond laser system operating at 10 Hz repetition, based on titanium-doped sapphire amplifiers and use of the technique of chirped-pulse amplification (CPA). The design and performance of the system is described. Special emphasis on the tunability of the system from 760 nm to 860 nm is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 June 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1861, Ultrafast Pulse Generation and Spectroscopy, (17 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147072
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Pay H. Chiu, Continuum, Inc. (United States)
Art Magana, Continuum, Inc. (United States)
Koichi Yamakawa, Continuum, Inc. (Japan)
Jeffrey D. Kmetec, Lightwave Electronics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1861:
Ultrafast Pulse Generation and Spectroscopy
Timothy R. Gosnell; Antoinette J. Taylor; Keith A. Nelson; Michael C. Downer, Editor(s)

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