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Parabolic Pulses from Yb:fiber Amplifiers: A New Paradigm for High Power Ultrashort Pulse Generation

  • J. D. Harvey
  • J. M. Dudley
  • V. I. Kruglov
  • B. C. Thomsen
  • M. E. Fermann
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 66)

Abstract

We report parabolic pulse generation from a high gain Yb:doped fiber amplifier. After self-similar propagation in standard optical fiber and subsequent pulse compression, 70 fs pulses with 80 kW peak power are generated.

Keywords

Input Pulse Single Mode Fiber Fiber Amplifier Short Dashis Linear Chirp 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Harvey
    • 1
  • J. M. Dudley
    • 1
  • V. I. Kruglov
    • 1
  • B. C. Thomsen
    • 1
  • M. E. Fermann
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept of PhysicsUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.IMRA AmericaMichiganUSA

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