Abstract

We demonstrated the synchronized high-power ytterbium-doped fiber amplification of the near-infrared spectral fraction of a few-cycle Ti:sapphire laser at 79.5-MHz repetition rate, which was experimentally realized with a two-stage ytterbium-doped fiber pre-amplifier and a two-stage double-clad fiber power amplifier in cascade. An overall power amplification up to 86.1 dB was achieved at 1030 nm with sufficient suppression of amplified spontaneous emission noises, achieving to the best of our knowledge the highest synchronized laser pulses of 262 W in average power. The amplified high-power pulses were demonstrated to maintain good temporal synchronization with the few-cycle signal pulses.

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N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

2005 (3)

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

F. Röser, J. Rothhard, B. Ortac, A. Liem, O. Schmidt, T. Schreiber, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “131 W 220 fs fiber laser system,” Opt. Lett. 30, 2754–2756 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

R. J. Jones, K. D. Moll, M. J. Thorpe, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Frequency Combs in the Vacuum Ultraviolet via High-Harmonic Generation inside a Femtosecond Enhancement Cavity,” Phy. Rev. Lett. 94, 193201 (2005).
[Crossref]

2004 (2)

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Zeng, J. Wu, H. Xu, K. Wu, and E Wu, “Generation of accurately synchronized pump source for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Appl. Phys. B 79, 837–839 (2004).
[Crossref]

2003 (4)

2002 (2)

2001 (1)

R. K. Shelton, L. S. Ma, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, J. L. Hall, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Optical Pulse Synthesis from Separate Femtosecond Lasers,” Science 293, 1286–1289 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1995 (1)

1994 (1)

S. Pedersen, J. L. Herek, and A. H. Zewail, “The Validity of the “Diradical” Hypothesis: Direct Femtoscond Studies of the Transition-State Structures,” Science 266, 1359–1364 (1994).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Adler, F.

Aguergaray, C.

Baltuška, A.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

Boullet, J.

Broeng, J.

Cheng, J. X.

Cormier, E.

Druon, F.

Fermann, M. E.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, “Optical frequency comb with submillihertz linewidth and more than 10W average power,” Nature photon. 2, 355–359 (2008).
[Crossref]

Foreman, S. M.

Fuji, T.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

Fujimoto, J. G.

Fürst, C.

Gambetta, A.

Georges, P.

Gohle, C.

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Gopinath, J. T.

Guyenot, V.

Hädrich, S.

Hall, J. L.

R. K. Shelton, S. M. Foreman, L. S. Ma, J. L. Hall, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, M. Notcutt, and J. Ye, “Subfemtosecond timing jitter between two independent, actively synchronized, mode-locked lasers,” Opt. Lett. 30, 932–934 (2002).

R. K. Shelton, L. S. Ma, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, J. L. Hall, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Optical Pulse Synthesis from Separate Femtosecond Lasers,” Science 293, 1286–1289 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hanna, M.

Hänsch, T. W.

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hao, Q.

Hartl, I.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, “Optical frequency comb with submillihertz linewidth and more than 10W average power,” Nature photon. 2, 355–359 (2008).
[Crossref]

Herek, J. L.

S. Pedersen, J. L. Herek, and A. H. Zewail, “The Validity of the “Diradical” Hypothesis: Direct Femtoscond Studies of the Transition-State Structures,” Science 266, 1359–1364 (1994).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Herrmann, M.

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Holzwarth, R.

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Huang, L.

Huber, R.

Iliew, R.

Ippen, E. P.

Ishii, N.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

Jakobsen, C.

Jonas, D. M.

A. Stolow and D. M. Jonas, “Multidimensional Snapshots of Chemical Dynamics,” Science 305, 1575–1577 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Jones, D. J.

Jones, R. J.

R. J. Jones, K. D. Moll, M. J. Thorpe, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Frequency Combs in the Vacuum Ultraviolet via High-Harmonic Generation inside a Femtosecond Enhancement Cavity,” Phy. Rev. Lett. 94, 193201 (2005).
[Crossref]

Kaertner, F. X.

Kapteyn, H. C.

R. K. Shelton, S. M. Foreman, L. S. Ma, J. L. Hall, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, M. Notcutt, and J. Ye, “Subfemtosecond timing jitter between two independent, actively synchronized, mode-locked lasers,” Opt. Lett. 30, 932–934 (2002).

R. K. Shelton, L. S. Ma, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, J. L. Hall, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Optical Pulse Synthesis from Separate Femtosecond Lasers,” Science 293, 1286–1289 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kim, J.

Kobayashi, Y.

Y. Kobayashi, X. Y. Zhou, D. Yoshitomi, and K. Torizuka, “Passive timing synchronization between Ti:sapphire laser and Yb-doped fiber laser,” CLEO/QELS 2008, paper CML6, (2008).

Köhler, S.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

Kolodziejski, L. A.

Krausz, F.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kuzucu, O.

Laubereau, A.

Lederer, F.

Leitenstorfer, A.

Li, W.

Liem, A.

Limpert, J.

Ma, L. S.

R. K. Shelton, S. M. Foreman, L. S. Ma, J. L. Hall, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, M. Notcutt, and J. Ye, “Subfemtosecond timing jitter between two independent, actively synchronized, mode-locked lasers,” Opt. Lett. 30, 932–934 (2002).

R. K. Shelton, L. S. Ma, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, J. L. Hall, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Optical Pulse Synthesis from Separate Femtosecond Lasers,” Science 293, 1286–1289 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Marangoni, M.

Marcinkevicius, A.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, “Optical frequency comb with submillihertz linewidth and more than 10W average power,” Nature photon. 2, 355–359 (2008).
[Crossref]

Martin, M. J.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, “Optical frequency comb with submillihertz linewidth and more than 10W average power,” Nature photon. 2, 355–359 (2008).
[Crossref]

Moll, K. D.

R. J. Jones, K. D. Moll, M. J. Thorpe, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Frequency Combs in the Vacuum Ultraviolet via High-Harmonic Generation inside a Femtosecond Enhancement Cavity,” Phy. Rev. Lett. 94, 193201 (2005).
[Crossref]

Mottay, E.

Murnane, M. M.

R. K. Shelton, S. M. Foreman, L. S. Ma, J. L. Hall, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, M. Notcutt, and J. Ye, “Subfemtosecond timing jitter between two independent, actively synchronized, mode-locked lasers,” Opt. Lett. 30, 932–934 (2002).

R. K. Shelton, L. S. Ma, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, J. L. Hall, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Optical Pulse Synthesis from Separate Femtosecond Lasers,” Science 293, 1286–1289 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Nolte, S.

Notcutt, M.

Ortac, B.

Papadopoulos, D. N.

Pedersen, S.

S. Pedersen, J. L. Herek, and A. H. Zewail, “The Validity of the “Diradical” Hypothesis: Direct Femtoscond Studies of the Transition-State Structures,” Science 266, 1359–1364 (1994).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Peschel, T.

Petersson, A.

Petrich, G. S.

Potma, E. O.

Ramponi, R.

Rauschenberger, J.

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Röser, F.

Rothhard, J.

Rothhardt, J.

Scheu, R.

A. Sell, R. Scheu, A. Leitenstorfer, and R. Huber, “Field-resolved detection of phase-locked infrared transients from a compact Er:fiber system tunable between 55 and 107 THz,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 251107 (2008).
[Crossref]

Schibli, T. R.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, “Optical frequency comb with submillihertz linewidth and more than 10W average power,” Nature photon. 2, 355–359 (2008).
[Crossref]

T. R. Schibli, J. Kim, O. Kuzucu, J. T. Gopinath, S. N. Tandon, G. S. Petrich, L. A. Kolodziejski, J. G. Fujimoto, E. P. Ippen, and F. X. Kaertner, “Attosecond active synchronization of passively mode-locked lasers by balanced cross correlation,” Opt. Lett. 28, 947–949 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Schimpf, D. N.

Schmid, K.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

Schmidt, O.

Schreiber, T.

Schuessler, H. A.

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sell, A.

Shelton, R. K.

R. K. Shelton, S. M. Foreman, L. S. Ma, J. L. Hall, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, M. Notcutt, and J. Ye, “Subfemtosecond timing jitter between two independent, actively synchronized, mode-locked lasers,” Opt. Lett. 30, 932–934 (2002).

R. K. Shelton, L. S. Ma, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, J. L. Hall, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Optical Pulse Synthesis from Separate Femtosecond Lasers,” Science 293, 1286–1289 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sotier, F.

Stolow, A.

A. Stolow and D. M. Jonas, “Multidimensional Snapshots of Chemical Dynamics,” Science 305, 1575–1577 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Tandon, S. N.

Teisset, C. Y.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

Thorpe, M. J.

R. J. Jones, K. D. Moll, M. J. Thorpe, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Frequency Combs in the Vacuum Ultraviolet via High-Harmonic Generation inside a Femtosecond Enhancement Cavity,” Phy. Rev. Lett. 94, 193201 (2005).
[Crossref]

Torizuka, K.

Y. Kobayashi, X. Y. Zhou, D. Yoshitomi, and K. Torizuka, “Passive timing synchronization between Ti:sapphire laser and Yb-doped fiber laser,” CLEO/QELS 2008, paper CML6, (2008).

Tünnemann, A.

J. Limpert, A. Liem, H. Zellmer, and A. Tünnemann, “500 W continuous-wave fibre laser with excellent beam quality,” Electron. Lett. 39, 645–647 (2003).
[Crossref]

Tünnermann, A.

Udem, T.

C. Gohle, T. Udem, M. Herrmann, J. Rauschenberger, R. Holzwarth, H. A. Schuessler, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch, “A frequency comb in the extreme ultraviolet,” Nature 436, 234–237 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Veisz, L.

N. Ishii, C. Y. Teisset, T. Fuji, S. Köhler, K. Schmid, L. Veisz, A. Baltuška, and F. Krausz, “Seeding of an Eleven Femtosecond Optical Parametric Chirped Pulse Amplifier and Its Nd3+ Picosecond Pump Laser From a Single Broadband Ti:Sapphire Oscillator,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12, 173–180 (2006).
[Crossref]

Vienne, G.

Wu, E

H. Zeng, J. Wu, H. Xu, K. Wu, and E Wu, “Generation of accurately synchronized pump source for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Appl. Phys. B 79, 837–839 (2004).
[Crossref]

Wu, J.

H. Zeng, J. Wu, H. Xu, K. Wu, and E Wu, “Generation of accurately synchronized pump source for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Appl. Phys. B 79, 837–839 (2004).
[Crossref]

Wu, K.

H. Zeng, J. Wu, H. Xu, K. Wu, and E Wu, “Generation of accurately synchronized pump source for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Appl. Phys. B 79, 837–839 (2004).
[Crossref]

Xie, X. S.

Xu, H.

H. Zeng, J. Wu, H. Xu, K. Wu, and E Wu, “Generation of accurately synchronized pump source for optical parametric chirped pulse amplification,” Appl. Phys. B 79, 837–839 (2004).
[Crossref]

Ye, J.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, “Optical frequency comb with submillihertz linewidth and more than 10W average power,” Nature photon. 2, 355–359 (2008).
[Crossref]

R. J. Jones, K. D. Moll, M. J. Thorpe, and J. Ye, “Phase-Coherent Frequency Combs in the Vacuum Ultraviolet via High-Harmonic Generation inside a Femtosecond Enhancement Cavity,” Phy. Rev. Lett. 94, 193201 (2005).
[Crossref]

E. O. Potma, D. J. Jones, J. X. Cheng, X. S. Xie, and J. Ye “High-sensitivity coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy with two tightly synchronized picosecond lasers,” Opt. Lett. 27, 1168–1170 (2002).
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Figures (4)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experimental setup. Dichroic mirrors: DM1 (HT@600–1000 nm & HR@1000–1120 nm), DM2 and DM3 (HT@976 nm & HR@1020–1120 nm); Wavelength division multiplexing (980/1040 nm): WDM; Optics isolator: OI.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

(a) The seed spectra of the pulses from Ti:sapphire; (b) Polarization extinction ratio for the amplified laser (red) and ASE (black). (c) Radio-frequency spectrum for the seed laser (black) and amplified laser (red); (d) The output spectra of all four-stage amplifier with (red) and without (black) seeding the first-stage pre-amplifier.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

The slope efficiency for the first-stage (a) and second-stage (b) pre-amplifier, the first-stage (c) and second-stage (d) power amplifier, with their corresponding spectra shown in the insets.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

(a) Experimental autocorrelation trace of the uncompressed high-power laser (red-triangle) with sech2 fit (blue-curve), and autocorrelation trace of the compressed pulse (green-square) with sech2 fit (orange-curve); (b) Noise floor of detection (gray), relative jitter spectrum density (black) and integrated RMS timing jitter (green) versus frequency between compressed 1030 nm fiber laser and 7-fs 800 nm Ti:sapphire laser.

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