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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 12 — Jun. 13, 2005
  • pp: 4589–4593

Fiber-laser-based difference frequency generation scheme for carrier-envelope-offset phase stabilization applications

Yujun Deng, Fei Lu, and Wayne H. Knox  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 12, pp. 4589-4593 (2005)

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A difference frequency generation scheme that is potentially applicable to self-stabilization of the carrier-envelope-offset phase is demonstrated for the first time with a fiber-laser-based system. By taking advantage of the unique dispersion of the photonic-crystal-fibers, short pulses at 615 nm can be efficiently and selectively generated with low noise via Cherenkov-radiation in a 23-mm-PCF with a mode-locked Yb-fiber laser. Difference frequency generation between the 615-nm pulses and the 1030-nm output pulses from the Yb-fiber amplifier produces pulses at ~1530 nm, which can be readily amplified by Er-doped-fiber amplifiers. This scheme may provide a new route to a fiber-laser-based CEO-phase-stabilized source.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 31, 2005
Published: June 13, 2005

Yujun Deng, Fei Lu, and Wayne Knox, "Fiber-laser-based difference frequency generation scheme for carrier-envelope-offset phase stabilization applications," Opt. Express 13, 4589-4593 (2005)

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