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Opt Lett. 2003 Jul 15;28(14):1245-7.

High-conversion-efficiency optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification system using spatiotemporally shaped pump pulses.

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  • 1University of Rochester, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, 250 East River Road, Rochester, New York 14623-1299, USA. lwax@lle.rochester.edu

Abstract

High-conversion-efficiency, high-stability optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification is demonstrated with a spatiotemporally shaped pump laser system. Broadband 5-mJ pulses are produced at a 5-Hz repetition rate with a pump-to-signal conversion efficiency of 29% and energy stability better than 2% rms. To our knowledge this is the highest conversion efficiency and stability achieved in an optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification system.

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