We used a hollow-core photonic band-gap fiber filled with Xe to perform soliton-compression and to generate higher-order solitons. We find that the large third-order dispersion limits the optimal compression ratio.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers
D. Ouzounov, A. L. Gaeta, N. Venkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, and K. W. Koch, "Compression of Megawatt Optical Pulses in a Xe-Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Band-Gap Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMK3.
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