Abstract

A 1-kHz, 0.66-TW Ti:sapphire laser has been developed. We obtained 21-fs, 14-mJ pulses with an extraction efficiency of 32% in the final amplifier. The dispersion through the system was successfully compensated for by insertion of a pair of prisms in a regenerative amplifier. The pulses were characterized by frequency-resolved optical gating and were in good agreement with dispersion calculated by three-dimensional ray tracing.

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Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

M. E. Innocenzi, H. T. Yura, C. L. Fincher, and R. A. Fields, Appl. Phys. Lett. 56, 1831 (1990).
[CrossRef]

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

Opt. Commun. (1)

D. Strickland and G. Mourou, Opt. Commun. 56, 219 (1985).
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Opt. Lett. (9)

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

M. Schnürer, Ch. Spielmann, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli, N. H. Burnett, C. Kan, K. Ferencz, R. Koppitsch, Z. Cheng, T. Brabec, and F. Krauszet, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 3236 (1998).
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Other (1)

This material can be substituted for LaSF014 Schott glass.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the system: TiS, Ti:sapphire; PC’s, Pockels cells; BP’s, Brewster prisms (LAH64 glass); FR, Faraday rotator; Pol, Polarizer; QW, quarter-wave plate; PR, polarization rotation by two mirrors.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Beam profiles of the final double-pass amplifier at various output powers: (a) 10  W, (b) 15  W, (c) >20 W. Horizontal (H) and vertical (V) directions to the plane of the optical table are indicated by the arrows.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Calculated and measured intensity profiles of the compressed pulses. The measured pulse shape was retrieved from SHG FROG, and the calculated pulse shape was obtained from a Fourier transform of the measured spectrum with residual phase distortion derived from the ray-trace calculation. (b) Spectrum and phase retrieved from SHG FROG. The phase calculated by ray tracing is also shown.

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