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Mode-locked femtosecond all PM Yb fiber laser delivering linearly chirped pulses
Author(s): Claude Aguergaray; Neil G. R. Broderick; Miro Erkintalo; Jocelyn S. Y. Chen; Vladimir Kruglov
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Paper Abstract

We report on a new design for a passively mode locked bre laser employing all normal dispersion polarisation maintaining bres operating at 1 μm. The laser produces linearly polarized, linearly chirped pulses that can be recompressed down to 344 fs. Compared to previous laser designs the cavity is mode-locked using a nonlinear amplifying bre loop mirror that provides an additional degree of freedom allowing easy control over the pulse parameters. This is a robust laser design with excellent reliability and lifetime.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8433, Laser Sources and Applications, 84330H (15 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.923729
Show Author Affiliations
Claude Aguergaray, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
Neil G. R. Broderick, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
Miro Erkintalo, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
Jocelyn S. Y. Chen, Southern Photonics Ltd. (New Zealand)
Vladimir Kruglov, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8433:
Laser Sources and Applications
Thomas Graf; Jacob I. Mackenzie; Helena Jelínková; John Powell, Editor(s)

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