1 September 2005 Simple temporal pulse shaping using two Pockels cells
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Optical Engineering, 44(9), 094203 (2005). doi:10.1117/1.2052709
Abstract
We use two Pockels cells in series to achieve simple temporal pulse shaping. This technique is used in our optical parametric chirp pulse amplification (OPCPA) system to optimize the temporal shape of the pump pulse. It also offers a low cost alternative to arbitrary waveform generators.
Jens Schwarz, Patrick K. Rambo, Ian C. Smith, John L. Porter, "Simple temporal pulse shaping using two Pockels cells," Optical Engineering 44(9), 094203 (1 September 2005). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.2052709
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Pulse shaping

Pulsed laser operation

Crystals

Optical amplifiers

Polarizers

Laser crystals

Optical engineering

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