Abstract

We report the first generation of three-cycle, 8 fs, 125 mJ optical pulses in a noncollinear optical parametric chirped-pulse amplifier (NOPCPA) operating at 805 nm central wavelength. These 16 TW laser pulses are compressed to within 5% of their Fourier limit. These parameters come in combination with an amplified pulse contrast-ratio of 105 at Δt=±5ps and >107 at t<-5ps limited by the detection barrier.

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