Laser Physics

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 198–201

Efficient hollow fiber compression scheme for generating multi-mJ, carrier-envelope phase stable, sub-5 fs pulses

  • X. Chen
  • A. Malvache
  • A. Ricci
  • A. Jullien
  • R. Lopez-Martens
Fiber Optics

Abstract

We show that a standard hollow-core fiber (HCF) compressor device can be used to efficiently compress multi-mJ energy laser pulses down to few-cycle duration, when seeded with linearly chirped, circularly polarized pulses. With this approach, we routinely generate carrier-envelope phase (CEP)-locked, 1.6 mJ, 4.8 fs pulses using only 3 mJ, 25 fs pulses as the seed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • X. Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Malvache
    • 1
  • A. Ricci
    • 1
    • 3
  • A. Jullien
    • 1
  • R. Lopez-Martens
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée, ENSTA-ParisTech, Ecole PolytechniqueCNRSPalaiseau CédexFrance
  2. 2.Institut de la Lumière Extrême, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, ENSTA ParisTech, Institut d’OptiqueUniversitéParis-SudPalaiseauFrance
  3. 3.Laser Solutions UnitThales Optronique SAElancourtFrance

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