Toward exawatt lasers: Amplification and compression of short laser pulses in plasma

Y. Ping, R. K. Kirkwood, T. L. Wang, S. C. Wilks, Nathaniel J. Fisch, J. Wurtele, C. Joshi, W. Mori

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Abstract

Raman amplification of short laser pulses in plasma is a promising scheme for reaching extreme laser powers. This talk reviews recent progress in development of a plasma amplifier with ns pump pulses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009 - Shanghai, China
Duration: Aug 30 2009Sep 3 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period8/30/099/3/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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