We report on the quality of ultrashort pulses that are generated by a chirped pulse fiber amplification system when different pulse shapes are amplified. We focus thereby on sech², parabolic and experimental parabolic pulse shapes.
© 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
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
T. Schreiber, F. Röser, O. Schmidt, B. Ortac, C. Nielsen, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, "Influence of Pulse Shape in SPM Limited High-Energy Chirped Pulse Fiber Amplifier Systems," 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 CThR4.
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