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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 33 — Nov. 20, 2003
  • pp: 6768–6770

Self-compression and Raman soliton generation in a photonic crystal fiber of 100-fs pulses produced by a diode-pumped Yb-doped oscillator

Frédéric Druon, Nicolas Sanner, Gaëlle Lucas-Leclin, Patrick Georges, Kim P. Hansen, and Anders Petersson  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 33, pp. 6768-6770 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.42.006768


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Abstract

We present the use of a photonic crystal fiber to straightforwardly compress ultrashort pulses from a diode-pumped ytterbium laser emitting around 1 μm. 75-fs pulse generation and a large 1–1.3-μm tunability for sub-100-fs pulses is reported.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers

History
Original Manuscript: March 20, 2003
Revised Manuscript: July 15, 2003
Published: November 20, 2003

Citation
Frédéric Druon, Nicolas Sanner, Gaëlle Lucas-Leclin, Patrick Georges, Kim P. Hansen, and Anders Petersson, "Self-compression and Raman soliton generation in a photonic crystal fiber of 100-fs pulses produced by a diode-pumped Yb-doped oscillator," Appl. Opt. 42, 6768-6770 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-42-33-6768


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