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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5731–5735

Sub-100 fs pulses from a low repetition rate Yb-doped fiber laser

H. Sayinc, D. Mortag, D. Wandt, J. Neumann, and D. Kracht  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5731-5735 (2009)

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We report on a passively mode-locked ytterbium-doped fiber laser with a repetition rate of 1.8 MHz. The laser was hybridly mode-locked via nonlinear polarization evolution and a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror. It generated chirped 3.8 ps long pulses with a pulse energy of 1.0 nJ which could be dechirped to a pulse duration of 93 fs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: February 24, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 22, 2009
Published: March 25, 2009

H Sayinc, D. Mortag, D. Wandt, J. Neumann, and D. Kracht, "Sub-100 fs pulses from a low repetition rate Yb-doped fiber laser," Opt. Express 17, 5731-5735 (2009)

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