Abstract

An Yb:YAG thin-disk multipass laser amplifier system was developed operating in a 10 Hz burst operation mode with 800 µs burst duration and 100 kHz intra-burst repetition rate. Methods for the suppression of parasitic amplified spontaneous emission are presented. The average output pulse energy is up to 44.5 mJ and 820 fs compressed pulse duration. The average power of 4.45 kW during the burst is the highest reported for this type of amplifier.

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B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

S. Hädrich, S. Demmler, J. Rothhardt, C. Jocher, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “High-repetition-rate sub-5-fs pulses with 12 GW peak power from fiber-amplifier-pumped optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36(3), 313–315 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

E. Seise, A. Klenke, S. Breitkopf, M. Plötner, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “Coherently combined fiber laser system delivering 120 μJ femtosecond pulses,” Opt. Lett. 36(4), 439–441 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Schulz, R. Riedel, A. Willner, T. Mans, C. Schnitzler, P. Rußbüldt, J. Dolkemeyer, E. Seise, T. Gottschall, S. Hädrich, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, B. Faatz, A. Tünnermann, J. Rossbach, M. Drescher, and F. Tavella, “Yb:YAG Innoslab amplifier: efficient high repetition rate sub-ps pumping system for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2456–2458 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Pekarek, T. Südmeyer, S. Lecomte, S. Kundermann, J. M. Dudley, and U. Keller, “Self-referenceable frequency comb from a gigahertz diode-pumped solid-state laser,” Opt. Express 19(17), 16491–16497 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2010

2009

T. Metzger, A. Schwarz, C. Y. Teisset, D. Sutter, A. Killi, R. Kienberger, and F. Krausz, “High-repetition-rate picosecond pump laser based on a Yb:YAG disk amplifier for optical parametric amplification,” Opt. Lett. 34(14), 2123–2125 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. Krausz and M. Ivanov, “Attosecond physics,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(1), 163–234 (2009).
[CrossRef]

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007

2005

I. Will, G. Koss, and I. Templin, “The upgraded photocathode laser of the TESLA Test Facility,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys, Research A 541, 467–477 (2005).

2000

H. Rabitz, R. de Vivie-Riedle, M. Motzkus, and K. Kompa, “Whither the future of controlling quantum phenomena?” Science 288(5467), 824–828 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1997

I. N. Ross, P. Matousek, M. Towrie, A. J. Langley, and J. L. Collier, “The prospects for ultrashort pulse duration and ultrahigh intensity using optical parametric chirped pulse amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 144(1-3), 125–133 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Adachi, S.

Al-Shemmary, A.

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

Amaro, F. D.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Antognini, A.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ayvazyan, V.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Azima, A.

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

Baboi, N.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Bahrdt, J.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Balandin, V.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Biraben, F.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Bougeard, M.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Breitkopf, S.

Calderón Urbina, J. P.

C. Emmelmann and J. P. Calderón Urbina, “Analysis of the Influence of Burst-Mode Laser Ablation by Modern Quality Tools,” Phys. Proc. 12, 172–181 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Carre, B.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chubar, O.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Collier, J. L.

I. N. Ross, P. Matousek, M. Towrie, A. J. Langley, and J. L. Collier, “The prospects for ultrashort pulse duration and ultrahigh intensity using optical parametric chirped pulse amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 144(1-3), 125–133 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Couprie, M.-E.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dax, A.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

de Vivie-Riedle, R.

H. Rabitz, R. de Vivie-Riedle, M. Motzkus, and K. Kompa, “Whither the future of controlling quantum phenomena?” Science 288(5467), 824–828 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Decking, W.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Demmler, S.

Dolkemeyer, J.

Drescher, M.

M. Schulz, R. Riedel, A. Willner, T. Mans, C. Schnitzler, P. Rußbüldt, J. Dolkemeyer, E. Seise, T. Gottschall, S. Hädrich, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, B. Faatz, A. Tünnermann, J. Rossbach, M. Drescher, and F. Tavella, “Yb:YAG Innoslab amplifier: efficient high repetition rate sub-ps pumping system for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2456–2458 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Dudley, J. M.

Düsterer, S.

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

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[CrossRef]

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B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Limpert, J.

Liu, Y.-W.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ludhova, L.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Mans, T.

Matousek, P.

I. N. Ross, P. Matousek, M. Towrie, A. J. Langley, and J. L. Collier, “The prospects for ultrashort pulse duration and ultrahigh intensity using optical parametric chirped pulse amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 144(1-3), 125–133 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Merdji, H.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Meseck, A.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Metzger, T.

Miltchev, V.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Mitzner, R.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Moschüring, N.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Motzkus, M.

H. Rabitz, R. de Vivie-Riedle, M. Motzkus, and K. Kompa, “Whither the future of controlling quantum phenomena?” Science 288(5467), 824–828 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Mulhauser, F.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nebel, T.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nez, F.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nölle, D.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Obier, F.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Pekarek, S.

Petrov, A.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Plönjes, E.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Plötner, M.

Pohl, R.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Poprawe, R.

Rabinowitz, P.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Rabitz, H.

H. Rabitz, R. de Vivie-Riedle, M. Motzkus, and K. Kompa, “Whither the future of controlling quantum phenomena?” Science 288(5467), 824–828 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Redlin, H.

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

Rehlich, K.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Riedel, R.

Rönsch-Schulenburg, J.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Ross, I. N.

I. N. Ross, P. Matousek, M. Towrie, A. J. Langley, and J. L. Collier, “The prospects for ultrashort pulse duration and ultrahigh intensity using optical parametric chirped pulse amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 144(1-3), 125–133 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Rossbach, J.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Schulz, R. Riedel, A. Willner, T. Mans, C. Schnitzler, P. Rußbüldt, J. Dolkemeyer, E. Seise, T. Gottschall, S. Hädrich, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, B. Faatz, A. Tünnermann, J. Rossbach, M. Drescher, and F. Tavella, “Yb:YAG Innoslab amplifier: efficient high repetition rate sub-ps pumping system for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2456–2458 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, E. Seise, M. Krebs, F. Tavella, A. Willner, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, J. Rossbach, and A. Tünnermann, “High average and peak power few-cycle laser pulses delivered by fiber pumped OPCPA system,” Opt. Express 18(12), 12719–12726 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rothhardt, J.

Russbueldt, P.

Rußbüldt, P.

Salieres, P.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Schlarb, H.

M. Schulz, R. Riedel, A. Willner, T. Mans, C. Schnitzler, P. Rußbüldt, J. Dolkemeyer, E. Seise, T. Gottschall, S. Hädrich, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, B. Faatz, A. Tünnermann, J. Rossbach, M. Drescher, and F. Tavella, “Yb:YAG Innoslab amplifier: efficient high repetition rate sub-ps pumping system for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2456–2458 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, E. Seise, M. Krebs, F. Tavella, A. Willner, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, J. Rossbach, and A. Tünnermann, “High average and peak power few-cycle laser pulses delivered by fiber pumped OPCPA system,” Opt. Express 18(12), 12719–12726 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Schmidt, B.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Schmitz, M.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Schnitzler, C.

Schreiber, S.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Schuhmann, K.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Schulte-Schrepping, H.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Schulz, M.

Schwarz, A.

Schwob, C.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Seise, E.

Shintake, T.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Spengler, J.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Staack, M.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Stojanovic, N.

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

Südmeyer, T.

Sutter, D.

Tahara, K.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Tanaka, Y.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Tanikawa, T.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Taqqu, D.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Tavella, F.

M. Schulz, R. Riedel, A. Willner, T. Mans, C. Schnitzler, P. Rußbüldt, J. Dolkemeyer, E. Seise, T. Gottschall, S. Hädrich, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, B. Faatz, A. Tünnermann, J. Rossbach, M. Drescher, and F. Tavella, “Yb:YAG Innoslab amplifier: efficient high repetition rate sub-ps pumping system for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2456–2458 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

S. Hädrich, J. Rothhardt, M. Krebs, F. Tavella, A. Willner, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “High harmonic generation by novel fiber amplifier based sources,” Opt. Express 18(19), 20242–20250 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, E. Seise, M. Krebs, F. Tavella, A. Willner, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, J. Rossbach, and A. Tünnermann, “High average and peak power few-cycle laser pulses delivered by fiber pumped OPCPA system,” Opt. Express 18(12), 12719–12726 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Teisset, C. Y.

Templin, I.

I. Will, G. Koss, and I. Templin, “The upgraded photocathode laser of the TESLA Test Facility,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys, Research A 541, 467–477 (2005).

Tiedtke, K.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Tischer, M.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Towrie, M.

I. N. Ross, P. Matousek, M. Towrie, A. J. Langley, and J. L. Collier, “The prospects for ultrashort pulse duration and ultrahigh intensity using optical parametric chirped pulse amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 144(1-3), 125–133 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Treusch, R.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Tünnermann, A.

Vogt, M.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Watanabe, S.

Weitenberg, J.

Will, I.

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

I. Will, G. Koss, and I. Templin, “The upgraded photocathode laser of the TESLA Test Facility,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys, Research A 541, 467–477 (2005).

Willner, A.

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Schulz, R. Riedel, A. Willner, T. Mans, C. Schnitzler, P. Rußbüldt, J. Dolkemeyer, E. Seise, T. Gottschall, S. Hädrich, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, B. Faatz, A. Tünnermann, J. Rossbach, M. Drescher, and F. Tavella, “Yb:YAG Innoslab amplifier: efficient high repetition rate sub-ps pumping system for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2456–2458 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Hädrich, J. Rothhardt, M. Krebs, F. Tavella, A. Willner, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “High harmonic generation by novel fiber amplifier based sources,” Opt. Express 18(19), 20242–20250 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Rothhardt, S. Hädrich, E. Seise, M. Krebs, F. Tavella, A. Willner, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, J. Rossbach, and A. Tünnermann, “High average and peak power few-cycle laser pulses delivered by fiber pumped OPCPA system,” Opt. Express 18(12), 12719–12726 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron.

A. Antognini, K. Schuhmann, F. D. Amaro, F. Biraben, A. Dax, A. Giesen, T. Graf, T. W. Hänsch, P. Indelicato, L. Julien, C.-Y. Kao, P. E. Knowles, F. Kottmann, E. Le Bigot, Y.-W. Liu, L. Ludhova, N. Moschüring, F. Mulhauser, T. Nebel, F. Nez, P. Rabinowitz, C. Schwob, D. Taqqu, and R. Pohl, “Thin-Disk Yb:YAG Oscillator-Amplifier Laser, ASE, and Effective Yb:YAG Lifetime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 45(8), 993–1005 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nat. Phys.

G. Lambert, T. Hara, D. Garzella, T. Tanikawa, M. Labat, B. Carre, H. Kitamura, T. Shintake, M. Bougeard, S. Inoue, Y. Tanaka, P. Salieres, H. Merdji, O. Chubar, O. Gobert, K. Tahara, and M.-E. Couprie, “Injection of harmonics generated in gas in a free-electron laser providing intense and coherent extreme-ultraviolet light,” Nat. Phys. 4(4), 296–300 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A

H. Redlin, A. Al-Shemmary, A. Azima, N. Stojanovic, F. Tavella, I. Will, and S. Düsterer, “The FLASH pump-probe laser system: Setup, characterization and optical beamlines,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys, Research A 635, 88–93 (2011).

Nucl. Instr. Meth. A

B. Faatz, N. Baboi, V. Ayvazyan, V. Balandin, W. Decking, S. Düsterer, H.-J. Eckoldt, J. Feldhaus, N. Golubeva, K. Honkavaara, M. Körfer, T. Laarmann, A. Leuschner, L. Lilje, T. Limberg, D. Nölle, F. Obier, A. Petrov, E. Plönjes, K. Rehlich, H. Schlarb, B. Schmidt, M. Schmitz, S. Schreiber, H. Schulte-Schrepping, J. Spengler, M. Staack, F. Tavella, K. Tiedtke, M. Tischer, R. Treusch, M. Vogt, A. Willner, J. Bahrdt, R. Follath, M. Gensch, K. Holldack, A. Meseck, R. Mitzner, M. Drescher, V. Miltchev, J. Rönsch-Schulenburg, and J. Rossbach, “Flash II: Perspectives and challenges,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 635(1), S2–S5 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys, Research A

I. Will, G. Koss, and I. Templin, “The upgraded photocathode laser of the TESLA Test Facility,” Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys, Research A 541, 467–477 (2005).

Opt. Commun.

I. N. Ross, P. Matousek, M. Towrie, A. J. Langley, and J. L. Collier, “The prospects for ultrashort pulse duration and ultrahigh intensity using optical parametric chirped pulse amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 144(1-3), 125–133 (1997).
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Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

P. Russbueldt, T. Mans, J. Weitenberg, H. D. Hoffmann, and R. Poprawe, “Compact diode-pumped 1.1 kW Yb:YAG Innoslab femtosecond amplifier,” Opt. Lett. 35(24), 4169–4171 (2010).
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S. Hädrich, S. Demmler, J. Rothhardt, C. Jocher, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “High-repetition-rate sub-5-fs pulses with 12 GW peak power from fiber-amplifier-pumped optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36(3), 313–315 (2011).
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E. Seise, A. Klenke, S. Breitkopf, M. Plötner, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “Coherently combined fiber laser system delivering 120 μJ femtosecond pulses,” Opt. Lett. 36(4), 439–441 (2011).
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M. Schulz, R. Riedel, A. Willner, T. Mans, C. Schnitzler, P. Rußbüldt, J. Dolkemeyer, E. Seise, T. Gottschall, S. Hädrich, S. Düsterer, H. Schlarb, J. Feldhaus, J. Limpert, B. Faatz, A. Tünnermann, J. Rossbach, M. Drescher, and F. Tavella, “Yb:YAG Innoslab amplifier: efficient high repetition rate sub-ps pumping system for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2456–2458 (2011).
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S. Adachi, H. Ishii, T. Kanai, N. Ishii, A. Kosuge, and S. Watanabe, “1.5 mJ, 6.4 fs parametric chirped-pulse amplification system at 1 kHz,” Opt. Lett. 32(17), 2487–2489 (2007).
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Phys. Proc.

C. Emmelmann and J. P. Calderón Urbina, “Analysis of the Influence of Burst-Mode Laser Ablation by Modern Quality Tools,” Phys. Proc. 12, 172–181 (2011).
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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of a) the experimental setup, b) thin-disk multipass amplifier geometry, QWP = quarter-wave plate, TFP = thin-film polarizer.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Suppression of ASE during the amplification process: a) Gain curve for a 9.6 mm pump spot (black), gain curve for a reduced 7.35 mm pump spot (red), gain curve for a beveled disk and 7.35mm pump spot (blue). b) Optical to optical conversion efficiency for the beveled disk.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Burst-mode operation of the amplifier: a) Temporal energy profile of a burst consisting of 80 pulses and b) measured burst energy with stability of 1.1% rms. c) Spatial beam profile.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

a) Spectrum of the amplified pulses (solid line) and spectrum of the seed pulses (fiber amplifier, dotted line); b) pulse duration measurement by single-shot autocorrelation.

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