A Potassium Niobate OPA Pumped by an Amplified Ti:Sapphire Laser

  • J. D. Kafka
  • M. L. Watts
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 62)


We have generated femtosecond pulses from 2.8 to 5.0 µm with as much as 12 µJ of energy at a repetition rate of 1 kHz using a potassium niobate optical parametric amplifier.


Sapphire Germanium 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Kafka
    • 1
  • M. L. Watts
    • 1
  1. 1.Spectra-Physics Lasers, Inc.Mountain ViewUSA

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