Development of a 100-terawatt hybrid femtosecond laser system

V. Losev, S. Alekseev, N. Ivanov, B. Kovalchuk, L. Mikheev, G. Mesyats, Yu Panchenko, A. Puchikin, N. Ratakhin, A. Yastremsky

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Terawatt hybrid (solid state/gas) laser (THL-100) system on the basis of Ti:sapphire starting complex (50 fs, 5 mJ) and photochemical XeF(C-A) amplifier with the aperture of 24 cm is presented. Laser system is built at Institute of High Current Electronics SD RAS, Tomsk, Russia. The design and peculiarities of optical pumping of XeF(C-A) amplifier, methods of pump power measuring, gain distribution across the active volume are discussed. The results of numerical modeling of the output parameters simulation are presented and one compared with first experimental results.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventICONO 2010: International Conference on Coherent and Nonlinear Optics - Kazan, Russian Federation
Duration: 23 Aug 201026 Aug 2010


OtherICONO 2010: International Conference on Coherent and Nonlinear Optics
CountryRussian Federation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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