Broadband pulse amplification is demonstrated with a fiber laser pumped high repetition rate optical parametric amplifier. Subsequent pulse compression in a prism sequence resulted in 46 fs pulses with peak powers above 10 MW.
© 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
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
T. V. Andersen, O. Schmidt, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, C. Aguergaray, and E. Cormier, "Ultrashort Pulse Generation by Fiber Laser Pumped Parametric Amplification," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFN4.