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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 4 — Feb. 13, 2012
  • pp: 3844–3852

Pulse duration and energy scaling of femtosecond all-normal dispersion fiber oscillators

Nikolai B. Chichkov, Christian Hapke, Jörg Neumann, Dietmar Kracht, Dieter Wandt, and Uwe Morgner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 3844-3852 (2012)

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We investigate the scaling properties of mode-locked all-normal dispersion fiber oscillators in terms of output pulse energy and compressed pulse duration. Experimental results are achieved by stepwise variation of the resonator dispersion, total fiber length, and the spectral filter bandwidth. Adjustment of these parameters enables pulse duration scaling down to 31 fs and increase of output pulse energy up to 84 nJ.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: October 24, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 3, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 13, 2011
Published: February 1, 2012

Nikolai B. Chichkov, Christian Hapke, Jörg Neumann, Dietmar Kracht, Dieter Wandt, and Uwe Morgner, "Pulse duration and energy scaling of femtosecond all-normal dispersion fiber oscillators," Opt. Express 20, 3844-3852 (2012)

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