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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1305–1307

90-fs stretched-pulse ytterbium-doped double-clad fiber laser

Bülend Ortaç, Ammar Hideur, Thierry Chartier, Marc Brunel, Cafer Özkul, and François Sanchez  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 15, pp. 1305-1307 (2003)

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We report ultrashort, high-energy pulse generation from a side-pumped Yb-doped double-clad fiber laser. The laser is operating in the stretched-pulse regime. It directly generates 4.8-ps, 5-nJ pulses that are extracavity compressed to 90 fs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

Bülend Ortaç, Ammar Hideur, Thierry Chartier, Marc Brunel, Cafer Özkul, and François Sanchez, "90-fs stretched-pulse ytterbium-doped double-clad fiber laser," Opt. Lett. 28, 1305-1307 (2003)

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