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All-semiconductor high-power eXtreme chirped pulse amplification system
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Paper Abstract

A proposed method, called "eXtreme Chirped Pulse Amplification(X-CPA)", to overcome the limitation of small storage energy of semiconductor optical amplifiers is demonstrated experimentally and theoretically. Results show an efficient energy extraction, a nonlinear suppression, and an excellent optical signal-to-noise ratio. In addition, we built an all-semiconductor X-CPA system using a highly dispersive chirped fiber Bragg grating which possesses 1600ps/nm with 6nm bandwidth at 975nm which generates sub-picosecond optical pulses with >kW record peak power output at 95MHz.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6243, Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications II, 62430T (12 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.673759
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Kyungbum Kim, College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Shinwook Lee, College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Peter J. Delfyett, College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6243:
Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications II
Michael J. Hayduk; Andrew R. Pirich; Eric J. Donkor; Peter J. Delfyett, Editor(s)

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