Abstract

We have developed efficient multipass Ti:sapphire amplifiers for femtosecond chirped-pulse amplification. With only two of these devices we get an amplification factor of 108, which corresponds to a peak power of ~0.5 TW after compression. We present a detailed analysis of such a system and its advantages in terms of its high quantum yield (0.3), flexibility, optical quality, and potential for tunability.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

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