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Title: High-Dynamic-Range Temporal Measurements of Short Pulses Amplified by OPCPA

Abstract

We report on the first experimental measurement of high-dynamic-range pulse contrast of compressed optical parametric chirped-pulse-amplification (OPCPA) pulses on the picosecond scale. A key to achieving better contrast with OPCPA is the simpler experimental setup that promotes more-efficient coupling of seed pulse energy into the amplification system.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
902506
Report Number(s):
DE/FC52/92SF19460-742
2006-172; 1703; TRN: US200720%%123
DOE Contract Number:
FC52-92SF19460
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Optics Express; Journal Volume: 15; Journal Issue: 9
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; PARAMETRIC AMPLIFIERS; PULSE TECHNIQUES; TIME MEASUREMENT; LASERS; ultrafast lasers; parametric oscillators and amplifiers; ultrafast measurements; pulse compression

Citation Formats

Bagnoud, V., Zuegel, J.D., Forget, N., and LeBlanc, C. High-Dynamic-Range Temporal Measurements of Short Pulses Amplified by OPCPA. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Bagnoud, V., Zuegel, J.D., Forget, N., & LeBlanc, C. High-Dynamic-Range Temporal Measurements of Short Pulses Amplified by OPCPA. United States.
Bagnoud, V., Zuegel, J.D., Forget, N., and LeBlanc, C. Sun . "High-Dynamic-Range Temporal Measurements of Short Pulses Amplified by OPCPA". United States. doi:.
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