Development of a Few-Cycle Infrared OPCPA System and Its Use in High-Harmonic Generation

N. Ishii, X. Gu, T. Fuji, M. Schultze, V. Pervak, R. Holzwarth, R. Butkus, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, R. Hartmann, S. Roither, M. Kitzler, A. Baltuska, A. Piskarskas, Ferenc Krausz

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We report the latest progress on the development of a 1-kHz OPCPA system, generating carrier-envelope-phase-stabilized 350-$J 20-fs pulses at 2.1 $m with suppressed superfluorescence. A proof-of-principle high-harmonic generation experiment in argon was conducted.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication statusPublished - May 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Lasers and laser optics
  • Optical amplifiers
  • Ultrafast optics
  • Ultrafast lasers
  • Attosecond pulses
  • High harmonic generation
  • Infrared systems
  • Laser systems
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Regenerative amplification

Fields of Expertise

  • Advanced Materials Science

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