The fully diode - pumped laser system POLARIS laser is operated by HI-Jena and IOQ,which is a scientific tool well suited for sophisticated high-intensity experiments.

SHG-option for high contrast experiments  (@515nm)
plasma mirror improving intensity contrast.


Laser-based light source parameters

POLARIS

Source type
electron, proton, gamma
Photon energy range / wavelength range
1010 - 1060 [nm]
Peak Photon energy / central wavelenght
1030 [nm]
Fluctuations of the peak photon energy / central wavelenght
<0.2 nm
Spectral Bandwidth FWHM / %
1018 - 1043 [nm]
Tunability
1 [%]
Beam shape
Gaussian
Other beam shape
different beam shapes with adaptive optics on request
Pulse duration FWHM
100 * 101 [fs]
Polarisation
Linear Horizontal, Linear Vertical, Circular, Elliptical
Pulse repetition rate
50 * 10-1 [Hz]
Maximum pulse energy
20 [J]
Peak power
200 * 1012 [W]
Contrast
1 * 1012 [ps]
Peak intensity on target
1 * 1021 [W/cm2]
Source size (spot)
X = 2 [um], Y = 2 [um]
Pointing stability at the source
-2 [mrad]
Beam diameter
160 [mm]
contacts
Marco Hornung
Techniques
Absorption
  • IR spectroscopy
  • Time-resolved studies
Diffraction
  • Time-resolved studies
Emission or Reflection
  • Time-resolved studies
Imaging
  • IR Microscopy
  • X-ray microscopy
Ion Spectroscopy
  • Ion imaging
  • Mass spectrometry
Disciplines
Physics
  • High energy & particle physics
Address
Helmholtz-Institut Jena
Fröbelstieg 3
07743 Jena
Germany
control/Data analysis
Control Software Type
  • home made
Data Output Type
  • on request, different formats available
Data Output Format
  • on request, different formats available
Softwares For Data Analysis
  • on request, different software available
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