Carrier-envelope phase dependent high-order harmonic generation with a high-repetition rate OPCPA-system

  • Piotr RudawskiEmail author
  • Anne Harth
  • Chen Guo
  • Eleonora Lorek
  • Miguel Miranda
  • Christoph M. Heyl
  • Esben W. Larsen
  • Jan Ahrens
  • Oliver Prochnow
  • Thomas Binhammer
  • Uwe Morgner
  • Johan Mauritsson
  • Anne L’Huillier
  • Cord L. Arnold
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  1. Topical issue: X-ray Generation from Ultrafast Lasers. Guest editors: Germán J. de Valcárcel, Luis Roso and Amelle Zaïr


We study high-order harmonic generation with a high-repetition rate (200 kHz), few-cycle, driving laser, based on optical parametric chirped pulse amplification. The system delivers carrier-envelope phase stable, 8 fs, 10 μJ pulses at a central wavelength of 890 nm. High-order harmonics, generated in a high-pressure Ar gas jet, exhibit a strong CEP-dependence over a large spectral range owing to excellent stability of the driving laser pulses. This range can be divided into three spectral regions with distinct CEP influence. The observed spectral interference structures are explained by an analytical model based upon multiple pulse interferences.

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Spectral Phase Attosecond Pulse Micro Channel Plate Harmonic Peak Drive Laser Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Rudawski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anne Harth
    • 1
  • Chen Guo
    • 1
  • Eleonora Lorek
    • 1
  • Miguel Miranda
    • 1
  • Christoph M. Heyl
    • 1
  • Esben W. Larsen
    • 1
  • Jan Ahrens
    • 2
  • Oliver Prochnow
    • 2
  • Thomas Binhammer
    • 2
  • Uwe Morgner
    • 3
  • Johan Mauritsson
    • 1
  • Anne L’Huillier
    • 1
  • Cord L. Arnold
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsLund UniversityLundSweden
  2. 2.VENTEON Laser Technologies GmbHGarbsenGermany
  3. 3.Institut of Quantum OpticsLeibniz Universität HannoverHannoverGermany

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