Abstract

We present experimental results on the optical parametric chirped pulse amplification and compression of femtosecond pulses. Chirped pulses with spectral width 70 nm were amplified in a three-stage optical parametric amplifier system up to 35 J. The measured amplified pulsewidth after compression was 85 fs indicating a potential peak power of over 0.35 PW.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

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