We demonstrate all-fiber-integrated nonlinear CPA system operating at 1550 nm, seeded by a soliton-similariton laser. Chirped 2-µJ pulses are compressed to 700-fs, 0.5-µJ pulses at 1 MHz. Amplifier output is through a strictly singlemode fiber.
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E. Ilbey, I. A. Pavlov, E. Dulgergil, B. Öktem, S. Yavas, A. Rybak, Z. Zhang, and F. O. Ilday, "Nonlinear chirped-pulse amplification of a soliton-similariton laser to ~1 µJ at 1550 nm," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CTu2M.2.
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