Abstract

We have developed a novel stretcher–compressor system to produce 45-fs, 75-mJ pulses at a 10-Hz repetition rate.

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C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

J. Zhou, C.-P. Huang, M. Murnane, H. Kapteyn, Opt. Lett. 20, 64 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Sullivan, W. White, Opt. Lett. 20, 192 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1994 (3)

1993 (2)

1991 (1)

Bado, P.

Barty, C. P. J.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, Opt. Lett. 19, 1442 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chambaret, J. P.

We noticed that a similar design has been reported byJ. P. Chambaret, P. Rousseau, P. Curley, G. Cheriaux, G. Grillon, F. Salin, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 388.

Cheriaux, G.

We noticed that a similar design has been reported byJ. P. Chambaret, P. Rousseau, P. Curley, G. Cheriaux, G. Grillon, F. Salin, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 388.

Combs, R.

Curley, P.

We noticed that a similar design has been reported byJ. P. Chambaret, P. Rousseau, P. Curley, G. Cheriaux, G. Grillon, F. Salin, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 388.

Dalton, L. R.

Ditmire, T.

Files, D. J.

Gordon, C. L.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, Opt. Lett. 19, 1442 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Grillon, G.

We noticed that a similar design has been reported byJ. P. Chambaret, P. Rousseau, P. Curley, G. Cheriaux, G. Grillon, F. Salin, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 388.

Harter, D.

Huang, C.-P.

Kane, S.

J. V. Rudd, G. Korn, S. Kane, J. Squier, G. Mourou, P. Bado, Opt. Lett. 18, 2044 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Kane, J. Squier, “Fourth-order-dispersion limitations of aberration-free chirped-pulse amplification systems,” submitted toJ. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

Kapteyn, H.

Korn, G.

Lemoff, B. E.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, Opt. Lett. 19, 1442 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Mourou, G.

Murnane, M.

Offner, A.

A. Offner, U.S. patent3,748,015 (1973).

Perry, M.

Petterson, F.

Price, D.

Raski, F.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

Rose-Petruck, C.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

Rousseau, P.

We noticed that a similar design has been reported byJ. P. Chambaret, P. Rousseau, P. Curley, G. Cheriaux, G. Grillon, F. Salin, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 388.

Rudd, J. V.

Salin, F.

J. Squier, F. Salin, G. Mourou, D. Harter, Opt. Lett. 16, 324 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

We noticed that a similar design has been reported byJ. P. Chambaret, P. Rousseau, P. Curley, G. Cheriaux, G. Grillon, F. Salin, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 388.

Shepherd, R.

Spielmann, Ch.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

Squier, J.

J. V. Rudd, G. Korn, S. Kane, J. Squier, G. Mourou, P. Bado, Opt. Lett. 18, 2044 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Squier, F. Salin, G. Mourou, D. Harter, Opt. Lett. 16, 324 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Kane, J. Squier, “Fourth-order-dispersion limitations of aberration-free chirped-pulse amplification systems,” submitted toJ. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

Strohkendl, F. P.

Stuart, B. C.

Sullivan, A.

White, W.

Wilson, K. R.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

Yakovlev, V. V.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

Yamakawa, K.

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

Zhou, J.

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Opt. Lett. (7)

Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. (1)

C. P. J. Barty, C. L. Gordon, B. E. Lemoff, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raski, Ch. Spielmann, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 2377, 311 (1995).

Other (3)

A. Offner, U.S. patent3,748,015 (1973).

S. Kane, J. Squier, “Fourth-order-dispersion limitations of aberration-free chirped-pulse amplification systems,” submitted toJ. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

We noticed that a similar design has been reported byJ. P. Chambaret, P. Rousseau, P. Curley, G. Cheriaux, G. Grillon, F. Salin, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 388.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the 10-Hz laser system. TFP’s, thin-film polarizers; M’s, mirrors.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Schematic of the aberration-free pulse expander. The concave and convex mirrors are arranged with their centers of curvature coinciding at a single point. The radius of curvature of the convex mirror is half that of the concave mirror.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Amplified spectrum. The center wavelength is 780 nm, and the FWHM is ~18 nm.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Single-shot autocorrelation trace. The solid curve is the sech2 fit.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Focal spot measurement at full power. Projections onto the xz and yz planes are the lineouts through the center of the focal spot.

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