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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2013
  • pp: 1292–1294

Enhanced spectral breathing for sub-25 fs pulse generation in a Yb-fiber laser

Yang Lan, Youjian Song, Minglie Hu, Bowen Liu, Lu Chai, and Chingyue Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 8, pp. 1292-1294 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001292


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Abstract

We demonstrate a dispersion-mapped Yb-fiber laser with enhanced intracavity spectral breathing. A staged filtering by dissipation through a 30 nm bandpass filter and nonlinear spectral compression results in a transform-limited narrow bandwidth seed pulse for the amplifier fiber. The pulse evolves in the active fiber without gain bandwidth limitation. Further spectral scaling is achieved by single mode fiber. Simulation predicts an overall spectral breathing ratio of as high as 40. Pulse duration of sub-25 fs with 2.3 nJ pulse energy was achieved in experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 1, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2013
Published: April 8, 2013

Citation
Yang Lan, Youjian Song, Minglie Hu, Bowen Liu, Lu Chai, and Chingyue Wang, "Enhanced spectral breathing for sub-25 fs pulse generation in a Yb-fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 38, 1292-1294 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-8-1292

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