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Amplification of femtosecond pulses up to 29 TW at 10 Hz in Ti:sapphire
Author(s): Catherine Le Blanc; P. Curley; G. Cheriaux; G. Darpentigny; G. Hamoniaux; Philippe Rousseau; Francois Salin; Jean-Paul Chambaret; Andre Antonetti
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate a femtosecond laser chain that generates 20 TW at 10 Hz in less than 50 fs with focused intensities higher than 3 X 1019 W/cm2. This system is optimized for a broad transmission bandwidth and includes an aberration-free stretcher compressor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2701, Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses III, (8 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239725
Show Author Affiliations
Catherine Le Blanc, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
P. Curley, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
G. Cheriaux, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
G. Darpentigny, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
G. Hamoniaux, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Philippe Rousseau, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Francois Salin, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Jean-Paul Chambaret, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Andre Antonetti, ENSTA-Ecole Polytechnique (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2701:
Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses III
William E. White; David H. Reitze, Editor(s)

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