Abstract

A dual-stage amplifier seeded by a pulsed micro-laser and featuring an Yb-doped photonic crystal fiber generated 1062nm-wavelength, 1ns, ~10kHz repetition-rate, diffraction-limited (M2 ~ 1.05) pulses of energy >1mJ, peak/average power >1MW/>10W, and spectral linewidth <9GHz.

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