Abstract

The phase stability of broadband (280nm bandwidth) terawatt-class parametric amplification was measured, for the first time to our knowledge, with a combination of spatial and spectral interferometry. Measurements at four different wavelengths from 750 to 900nm were performed in combination with numerical modeling. The phase stability is better than 123rms of an optical cycle for all the measured wavelengths, depending on the phase-matching conditions in the amplifier.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Carrier-envelope-phase stabilized terawatt class laser at 1 kHz with a wavelength tunable option

Benjamin Langdon, Jonathan Garlick, Xiaoming Ren, Derrek J. Wilson, Adam M. Summers, Stefan Zigo, Matthias F. Kling, Shuting Lei, Christopher G. Elles, Eric Wells, Erwin D. Poliakoff, Kevin D. Carnes, Vinod Kumarappan, Itzik Ben-Itzhak, and Carlos A. Trallero-Herrero
Opt. Express 23(4) 4563-4572 (2015)

A source of 2 terawatt, 2.7 cycle laser pulses based on noncollinear optical parametric chirped pulse amplification

S. Witte, R. Th. Zinkstok, A. L. Wolf, W. Hogervorst, W. Ubachs, and K. S. E. Eikema
Opt. Express 14(18) 8168-8177 (2006)

Generation of few-cycle terawatt light pulses using optical parametric chirped pulse amplification

S. Witte, R.Th. Zinkstok, W. Hogervorst, and K.S.E. Eikema
Opt. Express 13(13) 4903-4908 (2005)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription