Fiber laser pulses are split and combined with a delay to suppress the intensity noise by 23 dB, which is only 4-dB higher than the shot noise limit. Fiber-based stimulated Raman imaging is also demonstrated.
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K. Nose, Y. Ozeki, T. Kishi, K. Sumimura, N. Nishizawa, Y. Kanematsu, and K. Itoh, "Sensitivity Enhancement of Fiber-Laser-Based Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy by Intensity Noise Suppressor," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW3G.7.
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