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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 9 — Sep. 4, 2009

Microjoule femtosecond fiber laser at 1.6 μ m for corneal surgery applications

Franck Morin, Frédéric Druon, Marc Hanna, and Patrick Georges  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 13, pp. 1991-1993 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001991


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Abstract

We report on chirped-pulse amplification in a large-mode-area erbium-doped fiber emitting in a water transparency window. 1.5 μ J 605 fs pulses are generated at 1.6 μ m with a repetition rate of 300 kHz ; this corresponds to an average power of 460 mW . Nonlinearities are adjusted on the global system to compensate for the dispersion mismatch between the fiber stretcher and the grating compressor. This new compact and robust source targets medical applications such as surgery in highly scattering corneas.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 10, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 25, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2009
Published: June 24, 2009

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Franck Morin, Frédéric Druon, Marc Hanna, and Patrick Georges, "Microjoule femtosecond fiber laser at 1.6 μm for corneal surgery applications," Opt. Lett. 34, 1991-1993 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-13-1991


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