Monolithic-YDFA Based CEP-Stable OPA with Broad Tunability

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Zhu, Lingxiao; Fernández, Alma; Verhoef, Aart; Sidorov-Biryukov, Dmitry; Pugžlys, Audrius; Baltuška, Andrius (Institut für Photonik, Technische Universität Wien, Gusshausstrasse 27-29/387, 1040 Wien, Aust)
Liu, Chi-Hung; Liao, Kai-Hsiu; Galvanauskas, Almantas (Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099, USA)
Kane, Steve (Mathematics Department, Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, USA)

We demonstrate an efficient broadband difference-frequency converter emitting carrier-envelope-offsetfree seed pulses for chirped-pulse parametric amplification and pumped by a monolithic femtosecond Yb-doped fiber amplifier that simultaneously provides passive optical synchronization for an OPCPA pump pulse source.