We report on the generation of a wideband supercontinuum in a microstructured fiber with a very weak nonlinearity. This type of fiber allows for producing broadband sources with higher spectral density than with narrow-core fibers.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
G. Genty, T. Ritari, and H. Ludvigsen, "Generation of Wide Supercontinuum in a Weakly Nonlinear Microstructured Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFK7.
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