Hollow core photonic crystal fibre filled with Ar at pressures of 5 bar offers long interaction lengths and high nonlinearity. Pressure-tuned phase-matched third harmonic and supercontinua are generated from 30 fs pulses at 800 nm.
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J. Nold, N. Y. Joly, P. Hölzer, A. Podlipensky, and P. S. Russell, "Pressure-Controlled Phase-Matching to the Third Harmonic in Ar-Filled Hollow Core PCF," in Lasers, Sources and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper AWC5.
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