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Third-order spectral phase compensation in parabolic pulse compression

Abstract : We report on the use of a hybrid compressor system consisting in a set of prisms embedded in a sequence of gratings specifically designed to optimize the compression of amplified parabolic pulses. Spectral phase measurements confirm that, as opposed to traditional gratings compressors, the third-order spectral phase is efficiently compensated in our system. We show that compression optimization leads to the enhancement of the temporal Strehl ratio from 0.67 using conventional compressor to 0.96 using our system. We demonstrate that prisms embedded gratings compressors assert itself as a simple and efficient solution to third-order dispersion compensation as this issue grows rapidly with the scaling of the performance in energy and bandwidth of parabolic fiber amplifiers
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Yoann Zaouter, Dimitris N. Papadopoulos, Marc Hanna, Frédéric Druon, Eric Cormier, et al.. Third-order spectral phase compensation in parabolic pulse compression. Optics Express, Optical Society of America, 2007, 15 (15), pp.9372-9377. ⟨hal-00700681⟩

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