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Implementation of pulse shaping on the OMEGA laser system
Author(s): Mark D. Skeldon; Snow T. Bui; Samuel A. Letzring; Walter J. Siryk
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Paper Abstract

A pulse-shaping system has been implemented on the OMEGA laser system. The system consists of a cw-mode-locked laser that seeds two regenerative amplifiers. In one regenerative amplifier the pulse width is stretched in time with an intracavity etalon. The other regenerative amplifier is used to trigger a photoconductivity switched Pockels cell, which shapes the stretched pulse.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1627, Solid State Lasers III, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60170
Show Author Affiliations
Mark D. Skeldon, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Snow T. Bui, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Samuel A. Letzring, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Walter J. Siryk, Univ. of Rochester (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1627:
Solid State Lasers III
Gregory J. Quarles, Editor(s)

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