26 June 2017 ELI-beamlines: progress in development of next generation short-pulse laser systems
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Overview of progress in construction and testing of the laser systems of ELI-Beamlines, accomplished since 2015, is presented. Good progress has been achieved in construction of all four lasers based largely on the technology of diode-pumped solid state lasers (DPSSL). The first part of the L1 laser, designed to provide 200 mJ <15 fs pulses at 1 kHz repetition rate, is up and running. The L2 is a development line employing a 10 J / 10 Hz cryogenic gas-cooled pump laser which has recently been equipped with an advanced cryogenic engine. Operation of the L3-HAPLS system, using a gas-cooled DPSSL pump laser and a Ti:sapphire broadband amplifier, was recently demonstrated at 16 J / 28 fs, at 3.33 Hz rep rate. Finally, the 5 Hz OPCPA front end of the L4 kJ laser is up running and amplification in the Nd:glass large-aperture power amplifiers was demonstrated.
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B. Rus, B. Rus, P. Bakule, P. Bakule, D. Kramer, D. Kramer, J. Naylon, J. Naylon, J. Thoma, J. Thoma, M. Fibrich, M. Fibrich, J. T. Green, J. T. Green, J. C. Lagron, J. C. Lagron, R. Antipenkov, R. Antipenkov, J. Bartoníček, J. Bartoníček, F. Batysta, F. Batysta, R. Baše, R. Baše, R. Boge, R. Boge, S. Buck, S. Buck, J. Cupal, J. Cupal, M. A. Drouin, M. A. Drouin, M. Ďurák, M. Ďurák, B. Himmel, B. Himmel, T. Havlíček, T. Havlíček, P. Homer, P. Homer, A. Honsa, A. Honsa, M. Horáček, M. Horáček, P. Hríbek, P. Hríbek, J Hubáček, J Hubáček, Z. Hubka, Z. Hubka, G. Kalinchenko, G. Kalinchenko, K. Kasl, K. Kasl, L. Indra, L. Indra, P. Korous, P. Korous, M. Košelja, M. Košelja, L. Koubíková, L. Koubíková, M. Laub, M. Laub, T. Mazanec, T. Mazanec, A. Meadows, A. Meadows, J. Novák, J. Novák, D. Peceli, D. Peceli, J. Polan, J. Polan, D. Snopek, D. Snopek, V. Šobr, V. Šobr, P. Trojek, P. Trojek, B. Tykalewicz, B. Tykalewicz, P. Velpula, P. Velpula, E. Verhagen, E. Verhagen, Š. Vyhlídka, Š. Vyhlídka, J. Weiss, J. Weiss, C. Haefner, C. Haefner, A. Bayramian, A. Bayramian, S. Betts, S. Betts, A. Erlandson, A. Erlandson, J. Jarboe, J. Jarboe, G. Johnson, G. Johnson, J. Horner, J. Horner, D. Kim, D. Kim, E. Koh, E. Koh, C. Marshall, C. Marshall, D. Mason, D. Mason, E. Sistrunk, E. Sistrunk, D. Smith, D. Smith, T. Spinka, T. Spinka, J. Stanley, J. Stanley, C. Stolz, C. Stolz, T. Suratwala, T. Suratwala, S. Telford, S. Telford, T. Ditmire, T. Ditmire, E. Gaul, E. Gaul, M. Donovan, M. Donovan, C. Frederickson, C. Frederickson, G. Friedman, G. Friedman, D. Hammond, D. Hammond, D. Hidinger, D. Hidinger, G. Chériaux, G. Chériaux, A. Jochmann, A. Jochmann, M. Kepler, M. Kepler, C. Malato, C. Malato, M. Martinez, M. Martinez, T. Metzger, T. Metzger, M. Schultze, M. Schultze, P. Mason, P. Mason, K. Ertel, K. Ertel, A. Lintern, A. Lintern, C. Edwards, C. Edwards, C. Hernandez-Gomez, C. Hernandez-Gomez, J. Collier, J. Collier, } "ELI-beamlines: progress in development of next generation short-pulse laser systems", Proc. SPIE 10241, Research Using Extreme Light: Entering New Frontiers with Petawatt-Class Lasers III, 102410J (26 June 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2269818; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2269818

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