Ultrashort-pulse laser with an intracavity phase shaping element

Metzger, N.K. and Lubeigt, W. and Burns, D. and Griffith, M. and Laycock, L. and Lagatsky, A.A. and Brown, C.T.A. and Sibbett, W. (2010) Ultrashort-pulse laser with an intracavity phase shaping element. Optics Express, 18 (8). pp. 8123-8134. ISSN 1094-4087

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    Abstract

    A novel ultrashort-pulse laser cavity configuration that incorporates an intracavity deformable mirror as a phase control element is reported. A user-defined spectral phase relation of 0.7 radians relative shift could be produced at around 1035 nm. Phase shaping as well as pulse duration optimization was achieved via a computer-controlled feedback loop.