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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2014
  • pp: 359–362

Nonlinear fiber amplifier with tunable transform limited pulse duration from a few 100 to sub-100-fs at watt-level powers

Scott R. Domingue and Randy A. Bartels  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp. 359-362 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.000359


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Abstract

We report a fiber amplifier system with an output transform limited pulse duration that is broadly tunable from 400 to 60 fs. We produce <100fs pulses with >200kW of peak power by compensating a significant amount of third-order dispersion. The spectral noise characteristics are also investigated to insure highly stable supercontinuum generation.

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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

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 11, 2013
Published: January 13, 2014

Citation
Scott R. Domingue and Randy A. Bartels, "Nonlinear fiber amplifier with tunable transform limited pulse duration from a few 100 to sub-100-fs at watt-level powers," Opt. Lett. 39, 359-362 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-2-359


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