Abstract

We demonstrate a large energy output and a wider output spectral bandwidth from Nd:glass-based regenerative amplifiers. The maximum energy extracted from the regenerative amplifier is 24mJ with an overall gain of 3.4×108. The maximum output bandwidth achieved is 4.2nm FWHM when the input pulse spectral bandwidth is 7nm FWHM. This was made possible by a new cavity optimization technique.

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