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Stable picosecond solid state YA103:Nd3+ laser for streak cameras dynamic evaluation
Author(s): A. V. Babushkin
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Paper Abstract

A specially developed solid-state laser intended for dynamic calibration of various type streak cameras is preseited. 5±lps light pulses of 0.5% output energy instability were emitted by YA1O3:Nd crystal laser with hybrid mode-locking and passive intracavity negajive feedback produced by the action of a GaAs plate. After compression of single pulse inside the fiber optics compressor, the minimum available pulse duration approaches O.3±O.lps. Such ultrashort pulses were utilized for streak cameras dynamic parameters evaluation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1358, 19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24008
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A. V. Babushkin, General Physics Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1358:
19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Peter W. W. Fuller, Editor(s)

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