The pulses of an Ytterbium-fiber laser with dispersion compensation provided by a chirped fiber Bragg grating are amplified in a core-pumped fiber amplifier and broadened in a photonic crystal fiber to an octave spanning supercontinuum.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation
R. Herda, S. Kivistö, and O. G. Okhotnikov, "All-Fiber 1085-nm Wide Supercontinuum Source Based on a Mode-Locked Ytterbium Fiber Laser with Dispersion Compensation by a Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA24.
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