Ultrafast fiber lasers in the mid-IR water vapor window

Darren D. Hudson, Sergei Antipov, Stuart D. Jackson, Alexander Fuerbach

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Abstract

We demonstrate record performance in a mid-IR ultrafast fiber laser by using holmium instead of erbium as the active gain medium. The 2.9 m laser emits 180 fs pulses with 37 kW peak power.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO_SI 2017
Subtitle of host publicationCLEO: Science and Innovations 2017
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580279
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017

Conference

Conference2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period14/05/1719/05/17

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Hudson, D. D., Antipov, S., Jackson, S. D., & Fuerbach, A. (2017). Ultrafast fiber lasers in the mid-IR water vapor window. In CLEO_SI 2017: CLEO: Science and Innovations 2017 (pp. 1-2). [STu1K.1] Washington, DC: OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_SI.2017.STu1K.1