Reduction of the inherent water-loss in holey fibres around 1380nm is achieved. Pumping of such fibres with Yb CW fibre laser allowed extension of CW continuum generation required for micron-scale resolution optical coherence tomography.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
J. C. Travers, S. V. Popov, J. R. Taylor, H. Sabert, and B. J. Mangan, "CW-Pumped, High Power, Extended Supercontinuum Generation in Low Water-Loss PCF," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuC6.