Abstract

The possibility of the amplification of picosecond 10 μm pulses to gigawatt powers in an optically pumped 20 atmosphere CO2 laser is shown using numerical simulations. Multi-millijoule 4.3 μm pulses generated by a tunable Fe:ZnSe laser are considered for pumping.

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