few-cycle Fiber

The new few-cycle flexible fiber system allows you to choose various fiber lengths and inner diameters to achieve a desired nonlinear effect. Experimentally measured transmission for multi mJ femtosecond pulses ranges between 50% - 75%, depending on the application.

Technical Specifications

  • Shortest Pulses: down to 3 fs @ 800 nm 

  • Input Energies: from 20 µJ to 20 mJ

  • Wavelength Range: from UV up to 5 µm

  • Fiber Length: from 30 cm up to 6 m

  • Inner Diameter: from 50 µm to 1 mm

  • High Transmission: > 75%

  • Compression Factor: > 15

  • Average Power: 50 W / 100 W

  • Pressure Range: 0.01 mbar to 10 bar

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Customer Results

High Energy Pulse Compression

up to 13 mJ output

  • “Hollow-Core-Waveguide Compression of 22-mJ 3.9-µm Pulses ”, T. Balciunas, et al., AW1A.7 Lasers Congress (2016).

  •  ”Hollow-core-waveguide compression of multi-millijoule CEP-stable 3.2 µm pulses”G. Fan, et al., Optica 3, 1308 (2016).

Femtochemistry & 2D Spectroscopy

40 µJ VIS continuum

  • "Simple fiber-based solution for coherent multi-dimensional spectroscopy in the visible regime”, H. Seiler, et al., OL, 42, 643, (2017).

Single Cycle Pulses and Attosecond Science

down to 3 fs @ 800 nm

  • “Polarization-assisted amplitude gating as a route to tunable, high-contrast attosecond pulses”, H. R. Timmers, et al., Optica, 3, 707 (2016).

  • ”Generating high contrast, near single-cycle waveforms with third order dispersion compensation”, H. R. Timmers, et al., OL, 42, 811 (2017).

Large Compression Factors

> 15 fold compression, T > 70%

  • “Single step, 20 fold pulse compression down to 3-cycles”, Yeong et al., in preparation (2017).

Headquarter

2890 Rue de Beaurivage
H1L 5W5 Montreal, Quebec
Canada

Research Facility & Shipping Address 

1650 Boul. Lionel-Boulet
J3X 1P7 Varennes, Quebec
Canada

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