High-energy femtosecond photonic crystal fiber laser
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We report the generation of high-energy high-peak power pulses in an all-normal dispersion fiber laser featuring large-mode-area photonic crystal fibers. The self-starting chirped-pulse fiber oscillator delivers 11 W of average power at 15:5 MHz repetition rate, resulting in 710 nJ of pulse energy. The output pulses are dechirped outside the cavity from 7 ps to nearly transform-limited duration of 300 fs, leading to pulse peak powers as high as 1:9 MW. Numerical simulations reveal that pulse shaping is dominated by the amplitude modulation and spectral filtering provided by a resonant semiconductor saturable absorber. © 2010 Optical Society of America.
High peak power
Large-mode-area photonic crystal fibers
Semiconductor saturable absorbers
High energy physics
Pulse repetition rate
Single mode fibers
Photonic crystal fibers
Published Version (Please cite this version)http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003156
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