Abstract

A Tm–Ho:fiber amplifier based on single-clad geometry is demonstrated for the generation of high-power femtosecond pulses around 1.9 μm. The amplifier is seeded by the low-power Raman soliton generated by an Er:fiber femtosecond laser. Pulse trains at a repetition rate of 250 MHz tunable from 1.84 to 1.92 μm with corresponding powers from 2.6 to 3 W and durations from 80 to 105 fs have been obtained. Beating with a single-frequency Tm laser has shown that the pulse coherence is highly preserved. The overall power fluctuations have been measured to be as low as 0.6%.

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Adler, F.

Bliss, D.

Brida, D.

Byer, R. L.

Cassinerio, M.

Coluccelli, N.

Demirbas, U.

di Lieto, A.

Diddams, S. A.

Engelbrecht, M.

Fehrenbacher, D.

Fejer, M. M.

Fermann, M.

N. Leindecker, A. Marandi, R. L. Byer, K. L. Vodopyanov, J. Jiang, I. Hartl, M. Fermann, and P. G. Schunemann, Opt. Express 20, 7046 (2012).
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Fermann, M. E.

Galzerano, G.

Gambetta, A.

Gatti, D.

Harris, J. S.

Hartl, I.

Haxsen, F.

Imeshev, G.

Jiang, J.

Kracht, D.

Krauss, G.

Kumkar, S.

Langrock, C.

Laporta, P.

Leindecker, N.

Leitenstorfer, A.

Lin, A. C.

Lynch, C.

Marandi, A.

Marangoni, M.

Mohr, C.

Phillips, C. R.

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Schunemann, P. G.

Snure, M.

Tonelli, M.

Vodopyanov, K. L.

Wandt, D.

Wunram, M.

Yu, X.

Zhu, M.

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