Accession Number:

AD1008589

Title:

Acquisition of Instrumentation for Research and Education in Ultrashort Pulse Laser Spectroscopy and Nanomachining

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,15 Feb 2014,14 Aug 2015

Corporate Author:

Norfolk State University Norfolk United States

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Report Date:

2015-12-18

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The goal of this project is the establishment of a new laser facility at Norfolk State University for conducting research and education in high intensity, ultrashort pulse USP laser-matter interactions. The new research capabilities are based upon three state-of-the-art laser systems, a Spectra Physics Topas OPA operating at 100 fs, 50-150 microjoules , 1 kHz, and 1100 -2900 nm, a Spectra Physics TOPAS Prime OPA operating at 100 fs, 50-150 microjoules, 1 kHz, and 290 -2900 nm, and a Spectra Physics Solstice ACE regenerative amplifier operating at 100 fs, 1kHz, 0.80 mJ, and 800 nm. These systems are currently being used for z-scan spectroscopy of nonlinear optical materials, fabrication of nanostructures through two-photon polymerization, and two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy of biological systems.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE