Abstract

We have developed a high-energy, ultrabroadband Ti:sapphire ring regenerative amplifier capable of producing in excess of 20-mJ output at a 10-Hz repetition rate. The technique of chirped-pulse amplification is used to generate two-color, time-synchronized pulses with central wavelength separations of up to 120 nm and with a total energy of 10 mJ by use of a regenerative pulse-shaping technique. Mid-infrared pulses tunable from 6 to 11 µm are generated by difference frequency mixing the two-color outputs.

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Laude, V.

Le Blanc, C.

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
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Logan, R.

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Maciunas, R.

G. Edwards, R. Logan, M. Copeland, L. Reinisch, J. Davidson, B. Johnson, R. Maciunas, M. Mendenhall, R. Ossoff, J. Tribble, J. Werkhaven, and D. O’Day, Nature 371, 416 (1994).
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Mendenhall, M.

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Ossoff, R.

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

Raksi, F.

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
[Crossref]

C. P. J. Barty, G. Korn, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, A.-C. Tien, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, and K. Yamakawa, Opt. Lett. 21, 219 (1996).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Squier, T. Guo, C. Le Blanc, G. Korn, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raksi, V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, and C. P. J. Barty, in Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. Barbara, J. Fujimoto, W. Knox, and W. Zinth, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996), p. 87.
[Crossref]

Reinisch, L.

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

Reitze, D. H.

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
[Crossref]

J. Squier, T. Guo, C. Le Blanc, G. Korn, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raksi, V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, and C. P. J. Barty, in Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. Barbara, J. Fujimoto, W. Knox, and W. Zinth, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996), p. 87.
[Crossref]

Sibbett, W.

Song, J.

J. F. Xia, J. Song, and D. Strickland, Opt. Commun. 206, 149 (2002).
[Crossref]

Speilmann, Ch.

Spence, D. E.

Squier, J.

C. P. J. Barty, G. Korn, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, A.-C. Tien, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, and K. Yamakawa, Opt. Lett. 21, 219 (1996).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
[Crossref]

J. Squier, T. Guo, C. Le Blanc, G. Korn, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raksi, V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, and C. P. J. Barty, in Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. Barbara, J. Fujimoto, W. Knox, and W. Zinth, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996), p. 87.
[Crossref]

Strickland, D.

J. F. Xia, J. Song, and D. Strickland, Opt. Commun. 206, 149 (2002).
[Crossref]

Z. Zhang, A. M. Deslauriers, and D. Strickland, Opt. Lett. 25, 581 (2000).
[Crossref]

Tien, A.-C.

Tournois, P.

Tribble, J.

G. Edwards, R. Logan, M. Copeland, L. Reinisch, J. Davidson, B. Johnson, R. Maciunas, M. Mendenhall, R. Ossoff, J. Tribble, J. Werkhaven, and D. O’Day, Nature 371, 416 (1994).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Vdovin, G.

Verluise, F.

Werkhaven, J.

G. Edwards, R. Logan, M. Copeland, L. Reinisch, J. Davidson, B. Johnson, R. Maciunas, M. Mendenhall, R. Ossoff, J. Tribble, J. Werkhaven, and D. O’Day, Nature 371, 416 (1994).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Wilson, K. R.

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
[Crossref]

C. P. J. Barty, G. Korn, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, A.-C. Tien, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, and K. Yamakawa, Opt. Lett. 21, 219 (1996).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Xia, J. F.

J. F. Xia, J. Song, and D. Strickland, Opt. Commun. 206, 149 (2002).
[Crossref]

Yagi, T.

Yakovlev, V.

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
[Crossref]

J. Squier, T. Guo, C. Le Blanc, G. Korn, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raksi, V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, and C. P. J. Barty, in Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. Barbara, J. Fujimoto, W. Knox, and W. Zinth, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996), p. 87.
[Crossref]

Yakovlev, V. V.

Yamakawa, K.

C. P. J. Barty, G. Korn, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, A.-C. Tien, K. R. Wilson, V. V. Yakovlev, and K. Yamakawa, Opt. Lett. 21, 219 (1996).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
[Crossref]

J. Squier, T. Guo, C. Le Blanc, G. Korn, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raksi, V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, and C. P. J. Barty, in Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. Barbara, J. Fujimoto, W. Knox, and W. Zinth, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996), p. 87.
[Crossref]

Zeek, E.

Zhang, Z.

Nature (1)

G. Edwards, R. Logan, M. Copeland, L. Reinisch, J. Davidson, B. Johnson, R. Maciunas, M. Mendenhall, R. Ossoff, J. Tribble, J. Werkhaven, and D. O’Day, Nature 371, 416 (1994).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Opt. Commun. (1)

J. F. Xia, J. Song, and D. Strickland, Opt. Commun. 206, 149 (2002).
[Crossref]

Opt. Lett. (8)

Proc. SPIE (1)

K. Yamakawa, T. Guo, G. Korn, C. Le Blanc, F. Raksi, C. Rose-Petruck, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, V. Yakovlev, and C. P. J. Barty, Proc. SPIE 2701, 198 (1996).
[Crossref]

Other (1)

J. Squier, T. Guo, C. Le Blanc, G. Korn, C. Rose-Petruck, F. Raksi, V. Yakovlev, K. Yamakawa, and C. P. J. Barty, in Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. Barbara, J. Fujimoto, W. Knox, and W. Zinth, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996), p. 87.
[Crossref]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Optical layout of a vertical, s-polarized Ti:sapphire ring RA.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Two-color spectra from the Ti:sapphire RA.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Energy of the mid-infrared pulses as a function of wavelength.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Measured amplified spectrum of the single broadband pulse from the Ti:sapphire RA.

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