A 1 TW KrF laser using chirped pulse amplification

I. N. Ross, A. R. Damerell, E. J. Divall, J. Evans, G. J. Hirst, C. J. Hooker, J. R. Houliston, M. H. Key, J. M.D. Lister, K. Osvay, M. J. Shaw

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Chirped pulse amplification (CPA) and recompression have been used in a large aperture KrF laser system. The power focused onto target in a 300 fs pulse reached 1 TW with an irradiance of ≈ 1019 W/cm2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)288-295
Number of pages8
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Ross, I. N., Damerell, A. R., Divall, E. J., Evans, J., Hirst, G. J., Hooker, C. J., Houliston, J. R., Key, M. H., Lister, J. M. D., Osvay, K., & Shaw, M. J. (1994). A 1 TW KrF laser using chirped pulse amplification. Optics Communications, 109(3-4), 288-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/0030-4018(94)90695-5