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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 21 — Oct. 16, 2006
  • pp: 10095–10100

All-normal-dispersion femtosecond fiber laser

Andy Chong, Joel Buckley, Will Renninger, and Frank Wise  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 21, pp. 10095-10100 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.010095


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Abstract

We demonstrate a modelocked ytterbium (Yb)-doped fiber laser that is designed to have strong pulse-shaping based on spectral filtering of a highly-chirped pulse in the cavity. This laser generates femtosecond pulses without a dispersive delay line or anomalous dispersion in the cavity. Pulses as short as 170 fs, with pulse energy up to 3 nJ, are produced.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 14, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 23, 2006
Published: October 16, 2006

Citation
Andy Chong, Joel Buckley, Will Renninger, and Frank Wise, "All-normal-dispersion femtosecond fiber laser," Opt. Express 14, 10095-10100 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-21-10095


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