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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2008
  • pp: 1182–1186

Mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser with external compression to 89 fs in normal dispersion fiber

Robert Herda and Oleg G. Okhotnikov  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 9, pp. 1182-1186 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.001182


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Abstract

A practical ytterbium-doped mode-locked fiber source producing 89 fs pulses without an external bulk compensator was developed by investigating the pulse propagation dynamics in a mode-locked fiber laser with small average dispersion. Negatively chirped pulses are taken from the cavity and compressed in a standard output fiber resulting in high-quality pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 27, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 16, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2008
Published: March 14, 2008

Citation
Robert Herda and Oleg G. Okhotnikov, "Mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser with external compression to 89 fs in normal dispersion fiber," Appl. Opt. 47, 1182-1186 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-9-1182


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