The LAPLACE high-rep.-rate laser has arrived at LOA

Announced at the end of 2020, the LAPLACE laser-plasma acceleration center is beginning to take shape at LOA. Following the opening of its brand new clean room, the new laser developed by Thales as part of the HERACLES3 joint laboratory (200 mJ, < 25 fs, 100 Hz) has just been received.

The 80 m² clean room to house the LAPLACE-HC laser.
The components for the new LAPLACE-HC laser have arrived at the LOA.

This is also the time to launch the dedicated website of the LAPLACE center :