Applied Physics B

, 92:9 | Cite as

57 W, 27 fs pulses from a fiber laser system using nonlinear compression

  • T. EidamEmail author
  • F. Röser
  • O. Schmidt
  • J. Limpert
  • A. Tünnermann


We report on the generation of 27 fs pulses with an average output power of 57 W and a repetition rate of 78 MHz. The pulses are generated by combining a high average power fiber chirped pulse amplification (FCPA) system with a microstructured large-mode-area fiber for nonlinear compression. The FCPA system delivers 270 fs pulses in a linearly polarized beam with diffraction-limited quality. Nonlinear compression is achieved by launching the pulses into a short (few cm) piece of microstructured fiber and subsequent compression by a pair of chirped mirrors.


Average Output Power High Average Power Nonlinear Compression Thin Disk Laser Compact Setup 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Eidam
    • 1
    Email author
  • F. Röser
    • 1
  • O. Schmidt
    • 1
  • J. Limpert
    • 1
  • A. Tünnermann
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Applied PhysicsFriedrich-Schiller-University JenaJenaGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision EngineeringJenaGermany

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