Applied Physics B

, Volume 74, Supplement 1, pp s181–s183

Why ring regenerative amplification (regen)?

Authors

  • V. Yanovsky
    • Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, 2200 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099, USA
  • C. Felix
    • Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, 2200 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099, USA
  • G. Mourou
    • Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, 2200 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099, USA
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-002-0887-7

Cite this article as:
Yanovsky, V., Felix, C. & Mourou, G. Appl Phys B (2002) 74: s181. doi:10.1007/s00340-002-0887-7

Abstract.

We show that ring cavity regenerative amplifiers (regens) have distinct advantages over the linear ones for applications in chirped pulse amplification. Larger energy, better contrast and better isolation from the oscillator are experimentally demonstrated.

PACS: 42.65.Re

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