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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2010
  • pp: 2326–2328

Generation of 150 MW, 110 fs pulses by phase-locked amplification in multicore photonic crystal fiber

Xiao-Hui Fang, Ming-Lie Hu, Bo-Wen Liu, Lu Chai, Ching-Yue Wang, and Aleksei M. Zheltikov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 14, pp. 2326-2328 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002326


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Abstract

We use seven-core Yb-doped large-mode-area (LMA) photonic crystal fiber (PCF) to demonstrate phase-locked amplification of 0.7 W , 1 MHz , 1.9 ps laser pulses delivered by an LMA-PCF-laser–LMA-PCF-preamplifier system. Compression of the 24 W output of the multicore LMA-PCF amplifier with a grating compressor yields 110 fs pulses with a peak power up to 150 MW .

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OCIS Codes
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 22, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2010
Published: July 1, 2010

Citation
Xiao-Hui Fang, Ming-Lie Hu, Bo-Wen Liu, Lu Chai, Ching-Yue Wang, and Aleksei M. Zheltikov, "Generation of 150 MW, 110 fs pulses by phase-locked amplification in multicore photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 35, 2326-2328 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-14-2326


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