Ultrafast Fibre Lasers junior research group

our research topics

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Advanced fibre laser development

 Designing and development of ultrafast fibre lasers generating ultrashort pulses with on-demand output parameters:

> up to mJ-energy level

> sub-pico- to femtosecond pulse duration

 › Investigation of novel nonlinear fast modulating techniques and advanced broad band material saturable absorbers

› Peak power scaling of ultrafast fibre lasers and amplifiers for application as efficient pump sources in frequency conversion systems

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Beyond standard concepts of mode-locking

  Comprehensive investigation of innovative laser configurations, physics of nonlinear processes during ultrashort pulse formation and propagation.

› Investigation of novel nonlinear fast modulating techniques and advanced broad band material saturable absorbers  

› Investigation of ultrashort pulse generation using dissipative Faraday instabilities

 › Investigation of nonlinear and dispersive phenomena in fibre laser cavity to allow shaping of generated radiation via internal processes  

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Real-time ultrashort pulse characterisation

  › Investigation of fundamentals of ultrashort pulse dynamics in laser cavity, including formation process and interaction of individual pulses or within bound pulse complex systems  

› Investigation of interaction of counter-propagating pulses in gain media

› Application of developed bidirectional laser for gyroscopic measurements of small rotation velocities

OUr team

Dr. Maria Chernysheva

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Junior research group leader

Dr. Oguzhan Kara

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow

Mr Dennis Kirsch

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PhD student

Contact

Maria.Chernysheva@leibniz-ipht.de

Leibniz-Institut für Photonische Technologien

Albert-Einstein-Straße 9, 07745 Jena, Germany