We report on nonlinear compression of passively Q-Switched microchip-laser pulses. Initial 100-ps pulses are fiber-amplified, thereby SPM-spectrally broadened and compressed to 6-ps with pulse energies of 13-µJ at repetition rates of several 100-kHz.
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A. Steinmetz, D. Nodop, T. Eidam, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, "High Pulse Energy Sub-10 ps Pulses from Compressed Passively Q-Switched Laser," in Advances in Optical Materials, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper ATuD5.
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