20-fs pulses have been demonstrated using a photonic crystal fiber for nonlinear pulse compression of a 110 fs diode-pumped Yb:SYS laser.
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(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers
F. Druon, F. Balembois, and P. Georges, "Generation of 20-fs pulses at 1 µm by photonic-crystal-fiber compression of a diode-pumped Yb:SYS oscillator," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics (TOPS), G. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper 61.
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