200 W average power energetic few-cycle fiber laser

S. Hädrich, M. Kienel, M. Müller, A. Klenke, J. Rothhardt, R. Klas, T. Gottschall, T. Eidam, A. Drozdy, P. Jojart, Z. Várallyay, E. Cormier, K. Osvay, A. Tünnermann, J. Limpert

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Abstract

A state-of-the-art fiber-chirped-pulse-amplifier system based on coherent combination of 8 amplifier channels delivers 680 W of average power. Two-stage nonlinear compression of this high average power pulses in gas-filled capillaries yields 400 W, 30fs, >300μJ pulses and 220W, sub-7fs, 170 μJ pulses, respectively. This is the highest average power ever obtained for ultrashort and few-cycle pulses using a power-scalable technique. This laser source will open completely new opportunities in ultrafast strong field physics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigh Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena, HILAS 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580095
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 14 2016
EventHigh Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena, HILAS 2016 - Long Beach, United States
Duration: Mar 20 2016Mar 22 2016

Other

OtherHigh Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena, HILAS 2016
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach
Period3/20/163/22/16

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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Hädrich, S., Kienel, M., Müller, M., Klenke, A., Rothhardt, J., Klas, R., Gottschall, T., Eidam, T., Drozdy, A., Jojart, P., Várallyay, Z., Cormier, E., Osvay, K., Tünnermann, A., & Limpert, J. (2016). 200 W average power energetic few-cycle fiber laser. In High Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena, HILAS 2016 OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/HILAS.2016.JT3A.1