We demonstrate approaches to all-fiber pulse compression of ps Yb-fiber lasers by using solid and air-core microstructured fibers. Pulse durations of 100fs, tunability from 1113-1220nm and peak powers of up to 60 kW are obtained.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
R. E. Kennedy, A. B. Rulkov, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, "Routes to All-Fiber Format Femtosecond Compression in Microstructured Fibers around 1µm," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CWA5.
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