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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1061–1063

Broad-bandwidth pulse amplification to the 10-μJ level in an ytterbium-doped germanosilicate fiber

D. T. Walton, J. Nees, and G. Mourou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 1061-1063 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001061


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Abstract

The saturation characteristics of pulse amplification in an ytterbium-doped fiber are studied. The highest pulse energy obtained is 12 μJ at a repetition rate of 1 kHz. Even with gain narrowing, the fiber is capable of amplifying the bandwidth of 100-fs pulses at 1 μm.

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History
Original Manuscript: February 7, 1996
Published: July 15, 1996

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D. T. Walton, J. Nees, and G. Mourou, "Broad-bandwidth pulse amplification to the 10-μJ level in an ytterbium-doped germanosilicate fiber," Opt. Lett. 21, 1061-1063 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-14-1061


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