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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 10 — May. 12, 2008
  • pp: 7055–7059

Generation of 28-fs pulses from a mode-locked ytterbium fiber oscillator

Xiangyu Zhou, Dai Yoshitomi, Yohei Kobayashi, and Kenji Torizuka  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 10, pp. 7055-7059 (2008)

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An ultrashort-pulse, mode-locked ytterbium-doped fiber laser has been developed. The group-delay dispersion was compensated with a grating pair inside the cavity. A broad spectrum from 1000-nm to 1120-nm was obtained without intracavity compensation of third-order dispersion. A 0.7-nJ pulse as short as 28.3 fs was obtained with a repetition rate of 80 MHz. To our knowledge, this is the shortest pulse reported from an Yb fiber laser oscillator.

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

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: March 6, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 23, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2008
Published: May 1, 2008

Xiangyu Zhou, Dai Yoshitomi, Yohei Kobayashi, and Kenji Torizuka, "Generation of 28-fs pulses from a mode-locked ytterbium fiber oscillator," Opt. Express 16, 7055-7059 (2008)

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