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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2011
  • pp: 942–944

Wavelength-tunable high-energy soliton pulse generation from a large-mode-area fiber pumped by a time-lens source

Ke Wang and Chris Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 942-944 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.000942


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Abstract

We demonstrate high-energy soliton generation from 1560 nm to 1700 nm using soliton self-frequency shift in a large-mode-area fiber. A 1.5 ps time-lens source at 1544 nm is used as the input source. The combination of a time-lens source and soliton self-frequency shift in a large-mode-area fiber enables a turn-key, high pulse quality, wavelength-tunable, energetic femtosecond source with arbitrary pulse repetition rate.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2380) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sources and detectors
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 15, 2011
Published: March 10, 2011

Citation
Ke Wang and Chris Xu, "Wavelength-tunable high-energy soliton pulse generation from a large-mode-area fiber pumped by a time-lens source," Opt. Lett. 36, 942-944 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-6-942


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