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Temporal cleaning of a high energy fiber-based ultrafast laser using cross-polarized wave generation

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Abstract

We report the use of cross-polarized wave generation to perform both pulse shortening and temporal cleaning of a high-energy ytterbium-doped fiber-based femtosecond laser system. The nonlinear processes allow both a highly efficient nonlinear conversion of 20% and a large compression ratio of 3.5, with inherently improved coherent and incoherent contrasts. This results in the generation of 37 μJ, 115 fs pulses at a repetition rate of 100 kHz with high temporal quality.
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hal-00702153 , version 1 (29-05-2012)

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Yoann Zaouter, Patricia Ramirez, Dimitris N. Papadopoulos, Clemens Hönninger, Marc Hanna, et al.. Temporal cleaning of a high energy fiber-based ultrafast laser using cross-polarized wave generation. Optics Letters, 2011, 36 (10), pp.1830. ⟨hal-00702153⟩
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