A 5.7-fold pulse-duration compression around 1µm wavelength is achieved in an air-guiding anomalously dispersive photonic-crystal-fibre. 3.6ps pulses from Yb fibre laser are compressed to 163fs in the totally-fibre integrated format. Peak power/energy scalability is feasible.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
A. B. Rulkov, S. V. Popov, J. R. Taylor, T. P. Hansen, and J. Broeng, "Femtosecond pulse compression in air-guiding PCF," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MD3.
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