Abstract

We have achieved a record pulse peak power of ~200 MW at 24 W average power and 120 μJ pulse energy in a state-of-the-art thulium-doped fiber CPA system operating at 2 μm wavelength. The achieved peak power is 50 times higher than any other result based on thulium doped fiber amplifiers presented to date. Such performance was enabled by a Tm-doped large-pitch fiber with a mode field diameter of 65 μm, highly efficient dielectric gratings and a Tm-based fiber oscillator operating in the positively stretched-pulse regime.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
200 MW peak power Tm-based fiber CPA system and prospects for further power scaling

F. Stutzki, C. Gaida, M. Gebhardt, C. Jauregui, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann
CJ_13_1 The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO_Europe) 2015

Prospects for peak power scaling of Tm-doped fiber CPA systems

Christian Gaida, Fabian Stutzki, Martin Gebhardt, Cesar Jauregui, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann
ATh3A.1 Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL) 2016

Tm-Doped Fiber CPA System with 152 W Average Power and Sub-700fs Pulse Duration

Christian Gaida, Fabian Stutzki, Martin Gebhardt, Florian Jansen, Andreas Wienke, Uwe Zeitner, Frank Fuchs, Cesar Jauregui, Dieter Wandt, Dietmar Kracht, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann
AW4A.4 Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL) 2014

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription