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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 16 — Aug. 8, 2005
  • pp: 6305–6309

0.7 W all-fiber Erbium oscillator generating 64 fs wave breaking-free pulses

Axel Ruehl, Holger Hundertmark, Dieter Wandt, Carsten Fallnich, and Dietmar Kracht  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 16, pp. 6305-6309 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.006305


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Abstract

We report on the generation of wave breaking-free pulses from a passively mode-locked all-fiber Erbium oscillator at 1.55 μm pumped by a Raman fiber assembly operating at 1.48 μm. The extracted pulses show a self-similar behaviour and can be scaled up to an average power of 675 mW only limited by the pump power. The laser operates at the fundamental repetition rate of 108 MHz, therefore the pulse energy is 6.2 nJ. After external compression, the dechirped pulse duration is 64 fs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: June 29, 2005
Revised Manuscript: August 1, 2005
Published: August 8, 2005

Citation
Axel Ruehl, Holger Hundertmark, Dieter Wandt, Carsten Fallnich, and Dietmar Kracht, "0.7W all-fiber Erbium oscillator generating 64 fs wave breaking-free pulses," Opt. Express 13, 6305-6309 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-16-6305


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