Abstract

We have developed a 1-kHz KrF/Ti:sapphire hybrid laser system. Average power was 7 W at 248 nm with a pulse width of 300 fs. A kilohertz Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier at a wavelength of 745 nm is also described.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic diagram of a kilohertz KrF/Ti:sapphire hybrid laser system: TFP1, TFP2, TFP3, first, second, and third thin-film polarizers, respectively; F.R. & Q.R., Faraday rotator with quartz rotator; Pol., Glan laser polarizer; P. C., Pockels cell, B. P.’s, Brewster prisms of fused silica.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Spectra of third harmonics of (a) Ti:sapphire and (b) KrF. The pulse shape calculated from each spectrum is shown as an inset (T.L., transform limit; C.P., chirped pulse owing to the dispersion of the windows).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Single-shot autocorrelation traces of third harmonics of (a) Ti:sapphire and (b) KrF. Both sets of data are fitted by the autocorrelation function assuming that the pulse shape is sech2.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Dependence of the average power on the repetition rate.

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