10 June 2006 High-power solid-state lasers for high-energy-density physics applications at CAEP
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Proceedings Volume 6344, Advanced Laser Technologies 2005; 634402 (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.693388
Event: Advanced Laser Technologies 2005, 2005, Tianjin, China
Abstract
High-power solid-state laser programs at China Academy of Engineering Physics have made great progresses in recent years. A three-stage Ti:sapphire laser system, SILEX-I, was completed early in 2004 which could deliver 26-fs pulses at 5TW, 30TW, and 300TW to the corresponding target chambers for diverse applications. SILEX-I has been working very stably since its completion for experiments, demonstrating that it is the most powerful femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser for exploring strong-field phenomena in the world. The SG-III Nd:glass laser facility has been under conceptual design to meet the requirements from laser fusion applications. The SG-III facility is planned to have sixty-four beamlines divided into eight bundles with an output energy more than 100kJ at 0.35μm for 3- to 5-ns pulses. The eight-beamline TIL (Technical Integration Line), the prototype of the SG-III laser facility, has been installed in the new laboratory in Mianyang. The commissioning experiments have been conducted and one of the eight beams has produced 1-ns pulses of 3.0kJ and 1.2kJ at 1.053μm and 0.35μm, respectively. All the eight beamlines will be activated by the end of 2005 and completed in 2006 for operation. Meanwhile, the eight-beam SG-II laser in Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics has been operated for the experiments since 2001 and an additional beam, built in 2004, has been used for plasma backlighting experiments.
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H. S. Peng, X. M. Zhang, W. G. Zheng, X. F. Wei, X. J. Huang, Z. Sui, F. Jing, J. Zhu, Q. H. Zhu, X. D. Wang, K. N. Zhou, L. Q. Liu, X. M. Zeng, X. Wang, J. Q. Zhu, Z. Q. Lin, W. Y. Zhang, "High-power solid-state lasers for high-energy-density physics applications at CAEP", Proc. SPIE 6344, Advanced Laser Technologies 2005, 634402 (10 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.693388; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.693388
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