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Ultrashort pulse amplification in Ti:sapphire
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Paper Abstract

Using chirped-pulse amplification in Ti:sapphire, we have generated pulses of 21 fs duration at an energy of 0.5 mJ. We have also demonstrated further amplification of chirped pulses to 45 mJ with a bandwidth capable of supporting 25 fs pulses. The amplifier design minimizes material path-length, spectral distortion and clipping, and compensates for higher-order dispersion by using a combination of prisms and diffraction gratings.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2116, Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses, (16 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175854
Show Author Affiliations
Chung-Po Huang, Washington State Univ. (United States)
Jianping Zhou, Washington State Univ. (United States)
Henry C. Kapteyn, Washington State Univ. (United States)
Margaret M. Murnane, Washington State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2116:
Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses
Rick P. Trebino; Ian A. Walmsley, Editor(s)

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