optical parametric amplification

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optical parametric amplification

[′äp·tə·kəl ¦par·ə¦me·trik ‚am·plə·fə′kā·shən]
(optics)
A process in which a weak signal beam is amplified at the expense of an intense pump beam simultaneously incident on a nonlinear crystal.
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This instrument will be based on a synchronised dual output ultrafast ytterbium amplifier laser, pumping several optical parametric amplifier (OPA) devices and it is this amplifier laser which is being procured.
The amplified pulsed femtosecond laser system with a high energy optical parametric amplifier bliver used in experiments on dynamics and reactivity of molecules dissolved in liquid helium droplets BENde short pulses and high-intensity nature of the laser pulses bliver Exploited.
Contract award: Optical parametric amplifiers L1 laser.

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