Abstract

We reported on a compact and efficient in-band pumped Nd:YVO4 partially pumped slab (Innoslab) picosecond amplifier. A new method for mode-matching was demonstrated to simplify the amplifier design. Integrating the benefits of the in-band pumping technique and the excellent thermal management of the Innoslab amplifier design, a 105 W, 8.4 ps laser output was achieved with near-diffraction limited beam quality of Mx2=1.12 and My2=1.09 in the orthogonal directions.

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Chin. Opt. Lett. (1)

Opt. Express (4)

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[CrossRef]

Proc. SPIE (2)

S. Lee, A. Ashmead, and L. Migliore, Proc. SPIE 7193, 719322 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Traub, H. D. Hoffmann, H. D. Plum, K. Wieching, P. Loosen, and R. Poprawe, Proc. SPIE 6104, 61040Q (2006).
[CrossRef]

Science (1)

Ch. Spielmann, N. Burnett, S. Sartania, R. Koppitsch, M. Schnürer, C. Kan, M. Lenzner, P. Wobrauschek, and F. Krausz, Science 278, 661 (1997).
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Figures (3)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Schematic setup of the Nd:YVO4 Innoslab amplifier.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Intensity autocorrelation traces of the master-oscillator and amplified output.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Camera-based measurement of beam quality and beam intensity profile of the amplified output.

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