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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2013
  • pp: 43–45

High-energy similariton fiber laser using chirally coupled core fiber

Simon Lefrancois, Chi-Hung Liu, Michelle L. Stock, Thomas S. Sosnowski, Almantas Galvanauskas, and Frank W. Wise  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 43-45 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.000043


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Abstract

We present a high-energy amplifier similariton laser based on a chirally coupled core (3C) fiber. Chirped pulse energies up to 61 nJ at 3.3 W average power are obtained with effectively single-mode output. The pulses can be compressed with a simple grating compressor to durations below 90 fs. We demonstrate for the first time a fused pump-signal combiner to confirm the integration potential of 3C fiber.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: October 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 20, 2012
Published: December 20, 2012

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Simon Lefrancois, Chi-Hung Liu, Michelle L. Stock, Thomas S. Sosnowski, Almantas Galvanauskas, and Frank W. Wise, "High-energy similariton fiber laser using chirally coupled core fiber," Opt. Lett. 38, 43-45 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-1-43


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