A novel temporal pulse shaping technique for chirped pulses is presented. Parabolic pulses with residual error of less than 5% and signal to noise ratio of 27dB is achieved, ideal for chirped pulse amplification applications.
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(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
D. Nguyen, M. U. Piracha, P. J. Delfyett, and D. Mandridis, "Temporal Shaping of Parabolic Chirped Pulses with 27 dB Extinction Ratio for Fiber Chirped Pulse Amplification Systems," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWA34.
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