Abstract

We demonstrate the generation of 48fs pulses with 18W average power and 226nJ of pulse energy from a Yb-doped fiber amplifier. The system uses a simple stretcher-free single-stage amplifier configuration operating in the parabolic pulse regime. The gain fiber length and pump wavelength are chosen in order to reduce the gain per unit length and generate both shorter pulses and higher pulse energy.

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup. DM, dichroic mirror.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Autocorrelation of the compressed pulses.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Autocorrelation traces measured at 12.5 W (dashed-dotted curve) and 18 W (solid curve) of output power, Gaussian fit (dashed curve) and calculated transform-limited pulse autocorrelation trace (dotted curve). (b) Spectrum of the amplified pulses with 18 W of output power.

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d T p d z = g 3 T p ,
d ω p d z = g 3 ω p ,
d T p d z = ω p β 2 ,
d ω p d z = γ P 0 T p ,
T p = 3 ω p β 2 g ,
ω p = 3 γ P 0 g T p .
E g 3 ω p 3 β 2 2 γ g ,

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