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Exploiting nonlinearity in femtosecond fiber amplifiers
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Paper Abstract

The compensation of nonlinear phase shifts by dispersion in femtosecond fiber amplifiers is explained. Contrary to previous understanding, a chirped-pulse fiber amplifier with mismatched stretcher and compressor can out-perform a matched system when the pulse acquires a significant nonlinear phase shift.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6102, Fiber Lasers III: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 61020Y (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.660315
Show Author Affiliations
A. Chong, Cornell Univ. (United States)
L. Kuznetsova, Cornell Univ. (United States)
S. Zhou, Cornell Univ. (United States)
F. W. Wise, Cornell Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6102:
Fiber Lasers III: Technology, Systems, and Applications
Andrew J. W. Brown; Johan Nilsson; Donald J. Harter; Andreas Tünnermann, Editor(s)

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