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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2013
  • pp: 3616–3619

Normal dispersion femtosecond fiber optical parametric oscillator

T. N. Nguyen, K. Kieu, A. V. Maslov, M. Miyawaki, and N. Peyghambarian  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 18, pp. 3616-3619 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003616


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a synchronously pumped fiber optical parametric oscillator (FOPO) operating in the normal dispersion regime. The FOPO generates chirped pulses at the output, allowing significant pulse energy scaling potential without pulse breaking. The output average power of the FOPO at 1600 nm was ∼60  mW (corresponding to 1.45 nJ pulse energy and ∼55% slope power conversion efficiency). The output pulses directly from the FOPO were highly chirped (∼3  ps duration), and they could be compressed outside of the cavity to 180 fs by using a standard optical fiber compressor. Detailed numerical simulation was also performed to understand the pulse evolution dynamics around the laser cavity. We believe that the proposed design concept is useful for scaling up the pulse energy in the FOPO using different pumping wavelengths.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(230.4910) Optical devices : Oscillators

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 16, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 19, 2013
Published: September 10, 2013

Citation
T. N. Nguyen, K. Kieu, A. V. Maslov, M. Miyawaki, and N. Peyghambarian, "Normal dispersion femtosecond fiber optical parametric oscillator," Opt. Lett. 38, 3616-3619 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-18-3616

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