Reduction of timing jitter with active control in a kHz regenerative amplifier of femtosecond pulse Ti:Al2O3 laser

Taisuke Miura, Kazuya Takasago, Katsuyuki Kobayashi, Zhigang Zhang, Kenji Torizuka, Fumihiko Kannari

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Abstract

We measured the timing error of femtosecond pulses amplified by a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier operated at a 1 kHz repetition rate using a modified cross-correlation technique. This technique can detect sub-femtosecond timing variation. By actively controlling the amplifier cavity length, we reduced the rms timing jitter of the regenerative amplifier into the sub-femtosecond range.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1260-1266
Number of pages7
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Volume40
Issue number3 A
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Mar

Keywords

  • Cross-correlation
  • Femtosecond laser
  • Regenerative amplifier
  • Timing jitter measurement
  • Timing stabilization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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