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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 24 — Nov. 21, 2011
  • pp: 24280–24285

Coherently-combined two channel femtosecond fiber CPA system producing 3 mJ pulse energy

Arno Klenke, Enrico Seise, Stefan Demmler, Jan Rothhardt, Sven Breitkopf, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 24, pp. 24280-24285 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.024280


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Abstract

We present a fiber CPA system consisting of two coherently combined fiber amplifiers, which have been arranged in an actively stabilized Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Pulse durations as short as 470 fs and pulse energies of 3 mJ, corresponding to 5.4 GW of peak power, have been achieved at an average power of 30 W.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.3298) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam combining

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 29, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 27, 2011
Published: November 14, 2011

Citation
Arno Klenke, Enrico Seise, Stefan Demmler, Jan Rothhardt, Sven Breitkopf, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Coherently-combined two channel femtosecond fiber CPA system producing 3 mJ pulse energy," Opt. Express 19, 24280-24285 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-24-24280


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