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High-energy femtosecond fiber lasers
Author(s): Frank W. Wise; F. O. Ilday; Hyungsik Lim; J. R. Buckley; L. Kuznetsova
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in femtosecond fiber lasers are described. Self-similar evolution of parabolic pulses in a modelocked laser can be exploited to substantially increase the pulse energy and peak power that can be achieved without wave-breaking. Experimentally, pulse energies as high as 10 nJ and peak powers as high as 80 kW are obtained from Yb fiber lasers operating in the wave-breaking-free regime.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5335, Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications, (7 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.538789
Show Author Affiliations
Frank W. Wise, Cornell Univ. (United States)
F. O. Ilday, Cornell Univ. (United States)
Hyungsik Lim, Cornell Univ. (United States)
J. R. Buckley, Cornell Univ. (United States)
L. Kuznetsova, Cornell Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5335:
Fiber Lasers: Technology, Systems, and Applications
L. N. Durvasula, Editor(s)

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