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Grism based stretcher/compressor system for amplified, femtosecond kilohertz lasers

  • David M. Gaudiosi
  • Emily A. Gibson
  • Steve Kane
  • Rachael Huff
  • Margaret Murnane
  • Henry C. Kaptyen
  • Charles G. DurfeeIII
  • Jeff Squier
  • Ralph Jimenez
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 88)

Abstract

We demonstrate a simple and efficient grism based stretcher/compression system. 36 fs, ∼300 µJ pulses are generated at 5–15 kHz by using this unique grism stretcher/material compressor in a Ti:sapphire amplifier system based on downchirped pulse amplification.

Keywords

Group Velocity Dispersion Brewster Angle Order Dispersion Amplifier System Third Order Dispersion 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Gaudiosi
    • 1
  • Emily A. Gibson
    • 1
  • Steve Kane
    • 2
  • Rachael Huff
    • 3
  • Margaret Murnane
    • 1
  • Henry C. Kaptyen
    • 1
  • Charles G. DurfeeIII
    • 3
  • Jeff Squier
    • 3
  • Ralph Jimenez
    • 1
  1. 1.JILAUniversity of Colorado and NISTBoulderUSA
  2. 2.HORIBA Jobin-YvonEdisonUSA
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsColorado School of MinesGoldenUSA

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