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  • 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - International Quantum Electronics Conference
  • (Optica Publishing Group, 2013),
  • paper CFIE_4_2

1 mJ, 380 fs ultrashort pulses from an Yb:YAG single crystal fiber power amplifier

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In the context of ultrashort pulse amplification, Single Crystal Fibers (SCF) provides several advantages that clearly benefit to the amplification of ultrashort and intense pulses. Among them, the mitigation of non-linear effects thanks to the short length of interaction together with the large beam diameter is probably the most interesting compared to rod-type amplifier. The crystalline structure provides ten times higher thermal conductivity than glass. In addition, the high gain per pass prevents the use of a regenerative amplifier and therefore significantly expands the range of operation at a high repetition rate. In a previous proof-of-principle experiment, femtosecond pulses were directly amplified from 400 mW to 12 W average power in a two-pass architecture while maintaining the duration of the 30 MHz repetition rate pulses below 400 fs [1]. In this work, we use a chirped pulse amplification system which allows to reduce the repetition rate and obtain much higher energies per pulse [2].

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