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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 26 — Dec. 29, 2003
  • pp: 3550–3554

Generation of 36-femtosecond pulses from a ytterbium fiber laser

F. Ö. Ilday, J. Buckley, L. Kuznetsova, and F. W. Wise  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 26, pp. 3550-3554 (2003)

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By optimizing the cavity dispersion map, 1.5-nJ pulses as short as 36 fs are obtained from a Yb-doped fiber laser. Residual higher-order dispersion currently limits the pulse duration, and it should be possible to generate pulses as short as 25–30 fs with Yb-doped fiber.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 14, 2003
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2003
Published: December 29, 2003

F. Ilday, J. Buckley, L. Kuznetsova, and F. Wise, "Generation of 36-femtosecond pulses from a ytterbium fiber laser," Opt. Express 11, 3550-3554 (2003)

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