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24 February 2009 Femtosecond fiber laser system for medical applications
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We demonstrate a femtosecond fiber laser system delivering >5-μJ, sub-400-fs pulses at a pulse repetition rate of 200 kHz. At constant average power the pulse repetition rate of this Watt-level femtosecond laser can be adjusted up to several MHz. The laser is monolithically integrated from the oscillator to the booster amplifier stage. The system was applied for structuring metallic as well as transparent media as e.g. biological tissues in ophthalmology.
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Clemens Hönninger, Marco Plötner, Bülend Ortaç, Roland Ackermann, Robert Kammel, Jens Limpert, Stefan Nolte, and Andreas Tünnermann "Femtosecond fiber laser system for medical applications", Proc. SPIE 7203, Commercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast Lasers IX, 72030W (24 February 2009);

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