33-fold pulse compression down to 1.5 cycles in a 6m long hollo-core fiber
1 INRS-EMMT, 1650 Boulevard Lionel-Boulet, Varennes, Quebec J3X1S2, Canada
2 few-cycle Inc., 2890 Rue de Beaurivage, Montreal, Quebec H1L 5W5, Canada
3 Department of Physics and CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816, USA
4 Active Fiber Systems GmbH, Ernst-Ruska-Ring 11, 07745 Jena, Germany
5 Institute of Applied Physics, Abbe Center of Photonics, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Albert-Einstein-Str. 15, 07745 Jena, Germany
6 Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, Albert-Einstein-Str. 7, 07745 Jena, Germany
Published online: 16 April 2019
We demonstrate 33-fold pulse compression employing a 6-m-long hollow-core fiber and chirped mirrors. 1 mJ, 170 fs pulses at 1030 nm are compressed to 5.1 fs (1.5 optical cycles) with 70% efficiency.
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