Applied Physics B

, Volume 81, Issue 2–3, pp 177–180

AOPDF-shaped optical parametric amplifier output in the visible

  • A. Monmayrant
  • A. Arbouet
  • B. Girard
  • B. Chatel
  • A. Barman
  • B. J. Whitaker
  • D. Kaplan
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Abstract

Time shaping of ultra-short visible pulses has been performed using a specially designed acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter of 50% efficiency at the output of a two-stage non-collinear optical parametric amplifier. The set-up is compact and reliable. It provides a tunable shaped source in the visible with unique features: a 4-ps shaping window with preserved tunability over 500–650 nm, and pulses as short as 30 fs. Several-μJ output energy is easily obtained.

PACS

42.65.Yj 42.79.Jq 42.65.Re 42.79.–e 42.65.Ky 42.79.Nv 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Monmayrant
    • 1
  • A. Arbouet
    • 1
  • B. Girard
    • 1
  • B. Chatel
    • 1
  • A. Barman
    • 2
  • B. J. Whitaker
    • 2
  • D. Kaplan
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratoire Collisions, Agrégats, Réactivité (CNRS UMR 5589)IRSAMC Université Paul SabatierToulouse, cedex 04France
  2. 2.School of ChemistryUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  3. 3.Fastlite, Bâtiment 403Ecole PolytechniquePalaiseauFrance

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