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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 36, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 4605–4607

1 MHz repetition rate hollow fiber pulse compression to sub-100-fs duration at 100 W average power

Jan Rothhardt, Steffen Hädrich, Henning Carstens, Nicholas Herrick, Stefan Demmler, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 23, pp. 4605-4607 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.004605


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Abstract

We report on nonlinear pulse compression at very high average power. A high-power fiber chirped pulse amplification system based on a novel large pitch photonic crystal fiber delivers 700 fs pulses with 200 μJ pulse energy at a 1 MHz repetition rate, resulting in 200 W of average power. Subsequent spectral broadening in a xenon-filled hollow-core fiber and pulse compression with chirped mirrors is employed for pulse shortening and peak power enhancement. For the first time, to our knowledge, more than 100 W of average power are transmitted through a noble-gas-filled hollow fiber. After pulse compression of 81 fs , 93 μJ pulses are obtained at a 1 MHz repetition rate.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 28, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 14, 2011
Published: November 28, 2011

Citation
Jan Rothhardt, Steffen Hädrich, Henning Carstens, Nicholas Herrick, Stefan Demmler, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann, "1 MHz repetition rate hollow fiber pulse compression to sub-100-fs duration at 100 W average power," Opt. Lett. 36, 4605-4607 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-23-4605


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