Optical parametric chirped pulse amplifier at 1600 nm with all-optical synchronization
1 Departments of Chemistry and Physics, University of Toronto, 80 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H6, Canada
2 Max Planck Department for Structural Dynamics, Department of Physics, University of Hamburg Centre for Free Electron Laser Science, DESY, Notkestrasse 85, Hamburg 22607, Germany
3 Department of Physics and Center for Applied Photonics, University of Konstanz, 78464 Konstanz, Germany
We demonstrate the amplification of 1.6 μm pulses by a KTA optical parametric chirped-pulse amplifier based on an all-optical synchronization scheme as a scalable approach to generation of high power tunable mid infrared.
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