On the Pulse Quality Limitations in Ultrashort Chirped Pulse Amplification

  • J. P. Chambaret
  • G. Chériaux
  • P. Rousseau
  • F. Salin
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 62)

Abstract

We analyze the limitations introduced on chirped pulse amplification of sub-50 fs pulses by geometrical aberrations,spectral clipping and mirror surface quality in stretching systems.

Keywords

Autocorrelation 

References

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    B.E. Lemoff and C.P.J. Barty, Opt. Lett. 18, 1651 (1993)CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Chambaret
    • 1
  • G. Chériaux
    • 1
  • P. Rousseau
    • 1
  • F. Salin
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Optique AppliquéeENSTA, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS URA 1406Centre de l’YvettePalaiseauFrance

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