Generation of 0.6 μJ pulses of 16 fs duration through high-repetition rate amplification of self-phase modulated pulses

Boyer, G.; Franco, M.; Chambaret, J. P.; Migus, A.; Antonetti, A.; Georges, P.; Salin, F.; Brun, A.
September 1988
Applied Physics Letters;9/5/1988, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p823
Academic Journal
We have generated optical pulses of 16 fs duration in the submicrojoule range and at a repetition rate of 11 kHz. This was obtained by amplifying self-phase modulated pulses at the output of a fiber, using a couple of dyes to achieve gain covering a large spectrum around 620 nm.


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