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Ultrawideband Regenerative Amplifiers via Intracavity Acousto-Optic Programmable Gain Control

  • Thomas Oksenhendler
  • Daniel Kaplan
  • Pierre Tournois
  • Gregory M. Greetham
  • Frédéric Estable
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 132)

Abstract

Chirped-pulse amplification (CPA) currently produces multiterawatt pulses of approximately 30-fs duration which are used for a variety of high-intensity (> 1018 W · cm−2) and high-field applications. Higher intensities can be reached either by higher energies or shorter pulse durations. The high cost of raising the energy favors the shorter pulse duration approach.

Keywords

Contrast Ratio Amplify Spontaneous Emission Spectral Amplitude Short Pulse Duration Pockels Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Oksenhendler
    • 1
  • Daniel Kaplan
    • 1
  • Pierre Tournois
    • 1
  • Gregory M. Greetham
    • 2
  • Frédéric Estable
    • 2
  1. 1.Bât 403. Ecole PolytechniqueFASTLITEPalaiseauFrance
  2. 2.AMPLITUDE TECHNOLOGIESEvryFrance

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