We demonstrate an approach to avoid nonlinear effects in the amplification. The initial pulse is divided into a sequence of lower-energy identical pulses. The low-intensity pulses are amplified and recombined to create a final pulse.</b> Article not available.
© 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
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
S. Zhou, D. G. Ouzounov, and F. W. Wise, "Divided-Pulse Amplification of Ultrashort Pulses," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper PDP_FA3.
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