Pedestal-free transform-limited femtosecond pulse generation at 10 GHz using a polarization maintaining dispersion decreasing fiber and dispersion imbalanced nonlinear loop mirror

K. R. Tamura, M. Nakazawa

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Abstract

We report a polarization maintaining version of a pulse compressor based on a dispersion decreasing fiber (DDF) and a dispersion-imbalanced nonlinear optical loop mirror (DI-NOLM). The pulses at the DDF output are as short as 43 fs. Using post amplification at the DI-NOLM output, we obtained a 170 fs pedestal-free pulse train at an average power of 100 mW and a repetition rate of 10 GHz.

Original languageEnglish
PagesII718-II719
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Event4th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - Chiba, Japan
Duration: 2001 Jul 152001 Jul 19

Conference

Conference4th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityChiba
Period01/7/1501/7/19

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