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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 4354–4357

Pulse compression to subcycle field waveforms with split-dispersion cascaded hollow fibers

A. A. Voronin, J. M. Mikhailova, M. Gorjan, Zs. Major, and A. M. Zheltikov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 21, pp. 4354-4357 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004354


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Abstract

Carefully dispersion- and nonlinearity-managed cascades of gas-filled hollow-core fibers enable, as our theoretical analysis shows, efficient pulse compression with ultrahigh compression ratios. With dispersion and nonlinearity of individual fibers in such cascades optimized toward distinctly different goal functions, millijoule picosecond laser pulses can be compressed to sub-100-GW subcycle field waveforms.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 16, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 17, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 18, 2013
Published: October 22, 2013

Citation
A. A. Voronin, J. M. Mikhailova, M. Gorjan, Zs. Major, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Pulse compression to subcycle field waveforms with split-dispersion cascaded hollow fibers," Opt. Lett. 38, 4354-4357 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-21-4354


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