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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 15 — Jul. 26, 2004
  • pp: 3383–3396

Pulse-compression down to 20 fs using a photonic crystal fiber seeded by a diode-pumped Yb:SYS laser at 1070 nm

Frédéric Druon and Patrick Georges  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 15, pp. 3383-3396 (2004)

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We studied experimentally and theoretically the pulse compression using a zero-dispersion photonic crystal fiber in order to optimize the pulse duration and pulse shape. 20.3-fs pulses centered at 1070 nm have been produced using a diode-pumped system based on Yb:SYS crystal. The limitations such as pre-pulse amplitude or solitonic fission have also been studied.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 24, 2004
Revised Manuscript: July 9, 2004
Published: July 26, 2004

Frédéric Druon and Patrick Georges, "Pulse-compression down to 20 fs using a photonic crystal fiber seeded by a diode-pumped Yb:SYS laser at 1070 nm," Opt. Express 12, 3383-3396 (2004)

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