We demonstrate the generation of 56 fs, 0.23 µJ high quality pulses at 20 kHz from a stretcher-free fiber amplifier. Compression is achieved through active control of the spectral phase using an acousto-optic programmable filter.
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(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
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
D. N. Papadopoulos, M. Hanna, F. Druon, and P. Georges, "Direct Pulse Compression of Yb-Doped Fiber Amplified Pulses by Use of a Dazzler," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA81.
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