A compact mode-locked fiber laser delivering 21-W of linear-polarized average power at 17 MHz repetition rate and 240-fs pulse duration is reported. Using ytterbium-doped polarization-maintaining and single-polarization fibers ensures environmental stability of the short-pulse laser.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
T. Schreiber, C. K. Nielsen, B. Ortac, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, " µJ-Level All-Polarization-Maintaining Femtosecond Fiber Laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WA6.
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