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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2013
  • pp: 4686–4689

High-peak-power, high-energy, high-average-power pulsed fiber laser system with versatile pulse duration and shape

A. Malinowski, P. Gorman, C. A. Codemard, F. Ghiringhelli, A. J. Boyland, A. Marshall, M. N. Zervas, and M. K. Durkin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 22, pp. 4686-4689 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004686


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Abstract

We present a pulsed fiber laser system with average power up to 265 W, pulse energy up to 10.6 mJ, pulse duration adjustable in the range 500 ps–500 ns, repetition rate fully controllable from single-shot operation up to 1 MHz, and the ability to control peak power independently of pulse energy. The system has a compact, all-spliced construction. Such a versatile laser will have wide applications in materials processing.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 2, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2013
Published: November 8, 2013

Citation
A. Malinowski, P. Gorman, C. A. Codemard, F. Ghiringhelli, A. J. Boyland, A. Marshall, M. N. Zervas, and M. K. Durkin, "High-peak-power, high-energy, high-average-power pulsed fiber laser system with versatile pulse duration and shape," Opt. Lett. 38, 4686-4689 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-22-4686


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