Abstract

This paper describes a femtosecond laser regenerative amplifier based on two Yb:KYW crystals with direct longitudinal pumping by powerful linear arrays of semiconductor injection lasers having fiber output. To prevent spectral narrowing during amplification and the corresponding lengthening of the amplified pulse when it is compressed, a combination of two Yb:KYW crystals were used, with the spectral maxima of the amplification shifted relative to each other and with spectral profiling of the amplified radiation. The mean power of the laser before compression reached 12 W at a pulse-repetition rate in the range 50–500 kHz and a spectral width of 10 nm, which is about a factor of 2 greater than the spectral width without profiling. The pulse width after compression in the compressor equalled 182 fs, while the mean power exceeded 8 W. The laser system thus developed can be used as a source of powerful femtosecond light pulses for the microprocessing of materials and for biomedical applications.

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G. H. Kim, U. Kang, D. Heo, V. E. Yashin, A. V. Kulik, E. G. Sall’, and S. A. Chizhov, “A compact femtosecond generator based on an Yb:KYW crystal with direct laser-diode pumping,” Opt. Zh. 77, No. 4, 3 (2010) [J. Opt. Technol. 77, 225 (2010)].

A. Buettner, U. Buenting, D. Wandt, J. Neumann, and D. Kracht, “Ultrafast double-slab regenerative amplifier with combined gain spectra and intracavity dispersion compensation,” Opt. Express 18, 21973 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009 (2)

2008 (2)

Y. Zaouter, D. N. Papadopoulos, M. Hanna, J. Boullet, L. Huang, C. Aguergaray, F. Druon, E. Mottay, P. Georges, and E. Cormier, “Stretcher-free high energy nonlinear amplification of femtosecond pulses in rod-type fibers,” Opt. Lett. 33, 107 (2008).
[CrossRef]

U. Buenting, P. Wessels, H. Sayinc, O. Prochnow, D. Wandt, and D. Kracht, “Ultrafast Yb:KYW regenerative amplifier with combined gain spectra of the optical axes Nm and Np,” Proc. SPIE 6871, 68711C (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (1)

2006 (1)

M. Delaigue, I. Manek-Hoenninger, F. Salin, C. Hoenninger, P. Rigail, A. Courjaud, and E. Mottay, “300 kHz femtosecond Yb:KGW regenerative amplifier using an acousto-optic Q-switch,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 375 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (2)

P. Raybaut, F. Balembois, F. Druon, and P. Georges, “Numerical and experimental study of gain narrowing in ytterbium-based regenerative amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 41, 415 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

2002 (2)

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

H. Liu, J. Nees, G. Mourou, S. Biswal, G. J. Spuehler, U. Keller, and N. V. Kuleshov, “Yb:KGd(WO4)2 chirped-pulse regenerative amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 203, 315 (2002).
[CrossRef]

1998 (1)

S. C. Backus, G. Durfee, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, “High-power ultrafast lasers,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 1207 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1997 (2)

1996 (2)

1993 (1)

1992 (2)

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[CrossRef]

S. M. Kobtsev and N. A. Sventsitskaya, “Application of birefringent filters in continuous-wave tunable lasers: a review,” Opt. Spectrosc. 73, 114 (1992).

1985 (1)

D. Strickland and G. Mourou, “Compression of amplified chirped optical pulses,” Opt. Commun. 56, 219 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Aguergaray, C.

Aguiló, M.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Allais, I.

Backus, S. C.

S. C. Backus, G. Durfee, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, “High-power ultrafast lasers,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 1207 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Balembois, F.

F. Druon, F. Balembois, and P. Georges, “New materials for short-pulse amplifiers,” IEEE Photon. J. 3, 268 (2011).
[CrossRef]

P. Raybaut, F. Balembois, F. Druon, and P. Georges, “Numerical and experimental study of gain narrowing in ytterbium-based regenerative amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 41, 415 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Barty, C.

Biswal, S.

H. Liu, J. Nees, G. Mourou, S. Biswal, G. J. Spuehler, U. Keller, and N. V. Kuleshov, “Yb:KGd(WO4)2 chirped-pulse regenerative amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 203, 315 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Boullet, J.

Buenting, U.

Buettner, A.

Bünting, U.

Bursukova, M. A.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Butze, F.

Chambaret, J. P.

Cheriaux, G.

Chichkov, N. B.

Chizhov, S. A.

G. H. Kim, J. Yang, S. A. Chizhov, E. G. Sall, A. V. Kulik, V. E. Yashin, D. S. Lee, and U. Kang, “High-average-power ultrafast CPA Yb:KYW laser system with dual-slab amplifier,” Opt. Express 20, 3434 (2012).
[CrossRef]

G. H. Kim, U. Kang, D. Heo, V. E. Yashin, A. V. Kulik, E. G. Sall’, and S. A. Chizhov, “A compact femtosecond generator based on an Yb:KYW crystal with direct laser-diode pumping,” Opt. Zh. 77, No. 4, 3 (2010) [J. Opt. Technol. 77, 225 (2010)].

Cho, C.

Christov, I. P.

Cormier, E.

Courjaud, A.

M. Delaigue, I. Manek-Hoenninger, F. Salin, C. Hoenninger, P. Rigail, A. Courjaud, and E. Mottay, “300 kHz femtosecond Yb:KGW regenerative amplifier using an acousto-optic Q-switch,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 375 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Danson, C. N.

Dausinger, F.

F. Dausinger, F. Lichtner, and H. Lubatschowski, Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications (Springer, Berlin, 2004).

Delaigue, M.

M. Delaigue, I. Manek-Hoenninger, F. Salin, C. Hoenninger, P. Rigail, A. Courjaud, and E. Mottay, “300 kHz femtosecond Yb:KGW regenerative amplifier using an acousto-optic Q-switch,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 375 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Díaz, F.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Dimauro, L. F.

Druon, F.

F. Druon, F. Balembois, and P. Georges, “New materials for short-pulse amplifiers,” IEEE Photon. J. 3, 268 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Y. Zaouter, D. N. Papadopoulos, M. Hanna, J. Boullet, L. Huang, C. Aguergaray, F. Druon, E. Mottay, P. Georges, and E. Cormier, “Stretcher-free high energy nonlinear amplification of femtosecond pulses in rod-type fibers,” Opt. Lett. 33, 107 (2008).
[CrossRef]

P. Raybaut, F. Balembois, F. Druon, and P. Georges, “Numerical and experimental study of gain narrowing in ytterbium-based regenerative amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 41, 415 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Durfee, G.

S. C. Backus, G. Durfee, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, “High-power ultrafast lasers,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 1207 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Fermann, M. E.

Fromzel’, V. A.

A. A. Mak, V. A. Fromzel’, L. N. Soms, and V. E. Yashin, Neodymium Glass Lasers (Nauka, Moscow, 1990).

Gavaldà, J.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Georges, P.

F. Druon, F. Balembois, and P. Georges, “New materials for short-pulse amplifiers,” IEEE Photon. J. 3, 268 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Y. Zaouter, D. N. Papadopoulos, M. Hanna, J. Boullet, L. Huang, C. Aguergaray, F. Druon, E. Mottay, P. Georges, and E. Cormier, “Stretcher-free high energy nonlinear amplification of femtosecond pulses in rod-type fibers,” Opt. Lett. 33, 107 (2008).
[CrossRef]

P. Raybaut, F. Balembois, F. Druon, and P. Georges, “Numerical and experimental study of gain narrowing in ytterbium-based regenerative amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 41, 415 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Giesen, A.

Griebner, U.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Güell, F.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Gyu, G.

Hanna, M.

Hart, I.

Heo, D.

G. H. Kim, U. Kang, D. Heo, V. E. Yashin, A. V. Kulik, E. G. Sall’, and S. A. Chizhov, “A compact femtosecond generator based on an Yb:KYW crystal with direct laser-diode pumping,” Opt. Zh. 77, No. 4, 3 (2010) [J. Opt. Technol. 77, 225 (2010)].

Hoenninger, C.

M. Delaigue, I. Manek-Hoenninger, F. Salin, C. Hoenninger, P. Rigail, A. Courjaud, and E. Mottay, “300 kHz femtosecond Yb:KGW regenerative amplifier using an acousto-optic Q-switch,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 375 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Huang, L.

Huber, G.

Imeshev, G.

Kang, U.

G. H. Kim, J. Yang, S. A. Chizhov, E. G. Sall, A. V. Kulik, V. E. Yashin, D. S. Lee, and U. Kang, “High-average-power ultrafast CPA Yb:KYW laser system with dual-slab amplifier,” Opt. Express 20, 3434 (2012).
[CrossRef]

G. H. Kim, U. Kang, D. Heo, V. E. Yashin, A. V. Kulik, E. G. Sall’, and S. A. Chizhov, “A compact femtosecond generator based on an Yb:KYW crystal with direct laser-diode pumping,” Opt. Zh. 77, No. 4, 3 (2010) [J. Opt. Technol. 77, 225 (2010)].

Kapteyn, H. C.

S. C. Backus, G. Durfee, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, “High-power ultrafast lasers,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 1207 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Keller, U.

H. Liu, J. Nees, G. Mourou, S. Biswal, G. J. Spuehler, U. Keller, and N. V. Kuleshov, “Yb:KGd(WO4)2 chirped-pulse regenerative amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 203, 315 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kim, G. H.

G. H. Kim, J. Yang, S. A. Chizhov, E. G. Sall, A. V. Kulik, V. E. Yashin, D. S. Lee, and U. Kang, “High-average-power ultrafast CPA Yb:KYW laser system with dual-slab amplifier,” Opt. Express 20, 3434 (2012).
[CrossRef]

G. H. Kim, U. Kang, D. Heo, V. E. Yashin, A. V. Kulik, E. G. Sall’, and S. A. Chizhov, “A compact femtosecond generator based on an Yb:KYW crystal with direct laser-diode pumping,” Opt. Zh. 77, No. 4, 3 (2010) [J. Opt. Technol. 77, 225 (2010)].

Klopp, P.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kobtsev, S. M.

S. M. Kobtsev and N. A. Sventsitskaya, “Application of birefringent filters in continuous-wave tunable lasers: a review,” Opt. Spectrosc. 73, 114 (1992).

Korn, G.

Kracht, D.

Kuleshov, N. V.

H. Liu, J. Nees, G. Mourou, S. Biswal, G. J. Spuehler, U. Keller, and N. V. Kuleshov, “Yb:KGd(WO4)2 chirped-pulse regenerative amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 203, 315 (2002).
[CrossRef]

N. V. Kuleshov, A. A. Lagatsky, A. V. Podlipensky, V. P. Mikhailov, and G. Huber, “Pulsed laser operation of Yb-doped KY(WO4)2 and KGd(WO4)2,” Opt. Lett. 22, 1317 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Kulik, A. V.

G. H. Kim, J. Yang, S. A. Chizhov, E. G. Sall, A. V. Kulik, V. E. Yashin, D. S. Lee, and U. Kang, “High-average-power ultrafast CPA Yb:KYW laser system with dual-slab amplifier,” Opt. Express 20, 3434 (2012).
[CrossRef]

G. H. Kim, U. Kang, D. Heo, V. E. Yashin, A. V. Kulik, E. G. Sall’, and S. A. Chizhov, “A compact femtosecond generator based on an Yb:KYW crystal with direct laser-diode pumping,” Opt. Zh. 77, No. 4, 3 (2010) [J. Opt. Technol. 77, 225 (2010)].

Lagatsky, A. A.

Lee, D. S.

Leng, Y.

Li, C.

Li, R.

Liang, X.

Lichtner, F.

F. Dausinger, F. Lichtner, and H. Lubatschowski, Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications (Springer, Berlin, 2004).

Liu, H.

H. Liu, J. Nees, G. Mourou, S. Biswal, G. J. Spuehler, U. Keller, and N. V. Kuleshov, “Yb:KGd(WO4)2 chirped-pulse regenerative amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 203, 315 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Liu, Z.

Lu, X.

Lubatschowski, H.

F. Dausinger, F. Lichtner, and H. Lubatschowski, Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications (Springer, Berlin, 2004).

Mak, A. A.

A. A. Mak, V. A. Fromzel’, L. N. Soms, and V. E. Yashin, Neodymium Glass Lasers (Nauka, Moscow, 1990).

Manek-Hoenninger, I.

M. Delaigue, I. Manek-Hoenninger, F. Salin, C. Hoenninger, P. Rigail, A. Courjaud, and E. Mottay, “300 kHz femtosecond Yb:KGW regenerative amplifier using an acousto-optic Q-switch,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 375 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Massons, J.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Mateos, X.

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, J. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, and V. Petrov, “Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystal KYb(WO4)2,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 165121 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Mazataud, E.

Migus, A.

Mikhailov, V. P.

Morgner, U.

Mottay, E.

Y. Zaouter, D. N. Papadopoulos, M. Hanna, J. Boullet, L. Huang, C. Aguergaray, F. Druon, E. Mottay, P. Georges, and E. Cormier, “Stretcher-free high energy nonlinear amplification of femtosecond pulses in rod-type fibers,” Opt. Lett. 33, 107 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Delaigue, I. Manek-Hoenninger, F. Salin, C. Hoenninger, P. Rigail, A. Courjaud, and E. Mottay, “300 kHz femtosecond Yb:KGW regenerative amplifier using an acousto-optic Q-switch,” Appl. Phys. B 84, 375 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Mourou, G.

H. Liu, J. Nees, G. Mourou, S. Biswal, G. J. Spuehler, U. Keller, and N. V. Kuleshov, “Yb:KGd(WO4)2 chirped-pulse regenerative amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 203, 315 (2002).
[CrossRef]

C. Rouyer, E. Mazataud, I. Allais, A. Pierre, S. Seznec, C. Sauteret, G. Mourou, and A. Migus, “Generation of 50 TW femtosecond pulses in a Ti:sapphire/Nd:glass chain,” Opt. Lett. 18, 214 (1993).
[CrossRef]

D. Strickland and G. Mourou, “Compression of amplified chirped optical pulses,” Opt. Commun. 56, 219 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Murnane, M. M.

S. C. Backus, G. Durfee, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, “High-power ultrafast lasers,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 1207 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Nees, J.

H. Liu, J. Nees, G. Mourou, S. Biswal, G. J. Spuehler, U. Keller, and N. V. Kuleshov, “Yb:KGd(WO4)2 chirped-pulse regenerative amplifiers,” Opt. Commun. 203, 315 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Neumann, J.

Nickel, D.

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