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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2014
  • pp: 4780–4783

Top-hat beam output with 100  μJ temporally shaped narrow-bandwidth nanosecond pulses from a linearly polarized all-fiber system

Pierre Calvet, Constance Valentin, Pierre Gouriou, Yves Quiquempois, Géraud Bouwmans, Laurent Bigot, Quentin Coulombier, Marc Douay, Rémi Habert, Karen Delplace, Arnaud Mussot, and Emmanuel Hugonnot  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 16, pp. 4780-4783 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.004780


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Abstract

We report on an all-fiber system delivering more than 100 μJ pulses with a top-hat beam output in the few nanoseconds regime at 10 kHz. The linearly polarized flattened beam is obtained thanks to a 3-mm-long single-mode microstructured fiber spliced to the amplifier’s output.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 14, 2014
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 2014
Published: August 8, 2014

Citation
Pierre Calvet, Constance Valentin, Pierre Gouriou, Yves Quiquempois, Géraud Bouwmans, Laurent Bigot, Quentin Coulombier, Marc Douay, Rémi Habert, Karen Delplace, Arnaud Mussot, and Emmanuel Hugonnot, "Top-hat beam output with 100  μJ temporally shaped narrow-bandwidth nanosecond pulses from a linearly polarized all-fiber system," Opt. Lett. 39, 4780-4783 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-16-4780


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