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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2991–2993

Pulse energy of 151 nJ from ultrafast thulium-doped chirped-pulse fiber amplifier

Frithjof Haxsen, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Joerg Neumann, and Dietmar Kracht  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 17, pp. 2991-2993 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002991


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Abstract

We report on chirped-pulse amplification of an ultrafast thulium-doped fiber laser. Pulses with an energy of 3.3 nJ and a bandwidth-limited pulse duration of 195 fs could be amplified to 151 nJ , which corresponds to an average power of 5.7 W at 37.6 MHz pulse repetition rate. The maximum output power was limited by the available pump power. The pulses could be dechirped to a duration of 258 fs .

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 6, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 23, 2010
Published: August 27, 2010

Citation
Frithjof Haxsen, Dieter Wandt, Uwe Morgner, Joerg Neumann, and Dietmar Kracht, "Pulse energy of 151 nJ from ultrafast thulium-doped chirped-pulse fiber amplifier," Opt. Lett. 35, 2991-2993 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-17-2991


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