Several different types of lasers already have been developed, which produce pulses at a µJ energy level at λ = 2µm, such as a CPA-amplifier seeded by a combined Er:Tm:Ho-fiber laser . Still, being split into two parts contributes negatively to the stability of those systems. Thus, an all-fiber MOPA system was developed, using CPA inside the fiber for generating pulses with an energy of 36.7µJ and a duration of 910fs. Recently an all-fiber system with a pulse energy of ≥ 500nJ and a pulse duration of 31ps was published, which does not rely on CPA inside the fiber. Here we present an all-fiber MOPA system, based on the early idea of an all-fiber Tm-doped MOPA , capable of generating pulses with a pulse energy of ≈ 1µJ at a repetition rate of ≈ 7.6MHz and a pulse duration of ≈2ps, without having to rely on CPA. This makes the laser design simpler and cost effective, while still retaining short pulses in the picosecond range.
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