Applied Physics B

, Volume 82, Issue 1, pp 5–8

Generation of 0.2-TW 5.5-fs optical pulses at 1 kHz using a differentially pumped hollow-fiber chirped-mirror compressor

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-005-2005-0

Cite this article as:
Sung, J., Park, J., Imran, T. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2006) 82: 5. doi:10.1007/s00340-005-2005-0

Abstract

Optical pulses with 1.1-mJ energy and 5.5-fs duration have been generated at 1-kHz repetition rate from a chirped pulse amplification Ti:Sapphire laser incorporating a differentially pumped hollow-fiber chirped-mirror compressor. The effects of self-focusing and multi-photon ionization during the beam propagation were minimized by differentially pumping the hollow fiber filled with neon. The spectral broadening at the hollow-fiber compressor was optimized by adjusting gas pressure, laser intensity, and laser chirp, covering from 540 nm to 950 nm.

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© Springer-Verlag 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • J.H. Sung
    • 1
  • J.Y. Park
    • 1
  • T. Imran
    • 1
  • Y.S. Lee
    • 1
  • C.H. Nam
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Physics and Coherent X-ray Research CenterKorea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyDaejeonKorea