Generation of 0.66-TW pulses at 1 kHz by a Ti:sapphire laser

Y. Nabekawa, Y. Kuramoto, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1384-1386
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Sep 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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