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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 22, 2005
ISBN: 1-55752-770-9
Soliton & Super Continuum Generation (CWC)

Supercontinuum Generation and Pulse Compression in Sub-Wavelength-Sized Waveguides

Mark A. Foster, Alexander L. Gaeta, John M. Dudley, Qiang Cao, Dongjoo Lee, and Rick Trebino

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We show that using sub-wavelength-diameter waveguides the threshold for supercontinuum generation can be greatly reduced. In addition, we find that soliton-effect pulse compression down to near single cycle durations is predicted.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

M. A. Foster, A. L. Gaeta, J. M. Dudley, Q. Cao, D. Lee, and R. Trebino, "Supercontinuum Generation and Pulse Compression in Sub-Wavelength-Sized Waveguides," 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 CWC3.

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