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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 12 — Jun. 4, 2012
  • pp: 12899–12905

High-power ultra-broadband frequency comb from ultraviolet to infrared by high-power fiber amplifiers

Kangwen Yang, Wenxue Li, Ming Yan, Xuling Shen, Jian Zhao, and Heping Zeng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 12, pp. 12899-12905 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.012899


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Abstract

A high-power ultra-broadband frequency comb covering the spectral range from ultraviolet to infrared was generated directly by nonlinear frequency conversion of a multi-stage high-power fiber comb amplifier. The 1030-nm infrared spectral fraction of a broadband Ti:sapphire femtosecond frequency comb was power-scaled up to 100 W average power by using a large-mode-area fiber chirped-pulse amplifier. We obtained a frequency-doubled green comb at 515 nm and frequency-quadrupled ultraviolet pulses at 258 nm with the average power of 12.8 and 1.62 W under the input infrared power of 42.2 W, respectively. The carrier envelope phase stabilization was accomplished with an ultra-narrow line-width of 1.86 mHz and a quite low accumulated phase jitter of 0.41 rad, corresponding to a timing jitter of 143 as.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 21, 2012
Published: May 23, 2012

Citation
Kangwen Yang, Wenxue Li, Ming Yan, Xuling Shen, Jian Zhao, and Heping Zeng, "High-power ultra-broadband frequency comb from ultraviolet to infrared by high-power fiber amplifiers," Opt. Express 20, 12899-12905 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-12-12899


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