EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 41, 2013XVIIIth International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Novel Pulsed Sources: Oscillators, Amplifiers, Nonlinear Mixing, Electrons, X-Rays|
|Published online||13 March 2013|
Optimization of ultrafast Yb-doped fiber amplifiers to achieve high-quality compressed pulses
1 Departement of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139 US
2 Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY and Dept. of Physics, University of Hamburg, Notkestraße 85, D-22607 Hamburg, Germany
We both numerically and experimentally study the performance of nonlinear Yb-doped fiber amplifiers, and demonstrate that there exists an optimum negative prechirp that produces the best-quality compressed pulses.
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