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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3480–3482

High-gain fiber, optical-parametric, chirped-pulse amplification of femtosecond pulses at 1 μ m

Damien Bigourd, Laure Lago, Arnaud Mussot, Alexandre Kudlinski, Jean-François Gleyze, and Emmanuel Hugonnot  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 20, pp. 3480-3482 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003480


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Abstract

Fiber-based optical-parametric chirped-pulse amplification is reported at 1 μm in a microstructured fiber in the femtosecond regime. The signal has been highly stretched by an Öffner triplet and then amplified with an all-fiber, pulsed-pump, fiber optical-parametric amplifier. More than 30 dB gain has been achieved over 8.3 nm , and the amplified signal has been recompressed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 20, 2010
Published: October 13, 2010

Citation
Damien Bigourd, Laure Lago, Arnaud Mussot, Alexandre Kudlinski, Jean-François Gleyze, and Emmanuel Hugonnot, "High-gain fiber, optical-parametric, chirped-pulse amplification of femtosecond pulses at 1 μm," Opt. Lett. 35, 3480-3482 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-20-3480


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