Chirped-Pulse Amplifiaction with a Fiber Stretcher and a Grism Compressor

  • S. Kane
  • J. Squier
  • V. V. Yakovlev
  • C. P. J. Barty
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 62)

Abstract

We demonstrate chirped-pulse amplification of femtosecond pulses using a fiber stretcher. We use a grism pair to achieve the highest single-stage compression factor (750) ever obtained from a fiber.

Keywords

Autocorrelation Sapphire 

References

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kane
    • 1
  • J. Squier
    • 2
  • V. V. Yakovlev
    • 2
  • C. P. J. Barty
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Ultrafast Optical ScienceUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaSan Diego, Urey HallLaJollaUSA

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