Mode-locked picosecond pulse generation from an octave-spanning supercontinuum

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Title Mode-locked picosecond pulse generation from an octave-spanning supercontinuum
Author Kielpinski, David; Pullen, Michael; Canning, J.; Stevenson, M.; Westbrook, P.S.; Feder, K.S.
Journal Name Optics Express
Year Published 2009
Place of publication United States
Publisher Optical Society of America
Abstract We generate mode-locked picosecond pulses near 1110 nm by spectrally slicing and reamplifying an octave-spanning supercontinuum source pumped at 1550 nm. The 1110 nm pulses are near transform-limited, with 1.7 ps duration over their 1.2 nm bandwidth, and exhibit high interpulse coherence. Both the supercontinuum source and the pulse synthesis system are implemented completely in fiber. The versatile source construction suggests that pulse synthesis from sliced supercontinuum may be a useful technique across the 1000 - 2000 nm wavelength range.
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Copyright Statement This paper was published in Optics Express and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
Volume 17
Issue Number 23
Page from 20833
Page to 20839
ISSN 1094-4087
Date Accessioned 2009-11-09
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Quantum Dynamics
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Lasers and Quantum Electronics
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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