Scalable broadband OPCPA in Lithium Niobate with signal angular dispersion

György Tóth, L. Pálfalvi, Levente Tokodi, J. Hebling, J. Fülöp

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Abstract

Angular dispersion of the signal beam is proposed for efficient, scalable high-power few-cycle pulse generation in LiNbO3 by optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification (OPCPA) in the 1.4 to 2.1 μm wavelength range. An optimized double-grating setup can provide the required angular dispersion. Calculations predict 16.8 fs (3 cycles) pulses with 13 TW peak power. Further scalability of the scheme towards the 100-TW power level is feasible by using efficient, cost-effective, compact diode-pumped solid-state lasers for pumping directly at 1 μm, without second-harmonic generation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-255
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Communications
Volume370
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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