Few-cycle pulse generation from a 3 μm fiber laser

R. I. Woodward, D. D. Hudson, A. Fuerbach, S. D. Jackson

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We demonstrate the generation of 70-fs pulses (7 optical-cycles) from a mid-infrared mode-locked Ho:ZBLAN fiber laser using nonlinear compression with stepindex chalcogenide fiber. Experiments are supported by numerical modelling, confirming the scalability of this approach.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO_SI 2018
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
ISBN (Print)9781943580422
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 13 May 201818 May 2018


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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Woodward, R. I., Hudson, D. D., Fuerbach, A., & Jackson, S. D. (2018). Few-cycle pulse generation from a 3 μm fiber laser. In CLEO_SI 2018: Science and Innovations [STh4K.1] Washington, DC: OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_SI.2018.STh4K.1