Third order cascaded Raman shifting is used to generate light to 1867nm in sulfide fibers, and the nonlinearity is measured to be ~5.7x10-12 (m/W). Damage at ~1GW/cm2 limits the wavelength shift range.
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O. P. Kulkarni, C. Xia, D. J. Lee, M. Kumar, A. Kuditcher, M. N. Islam, F. L. Terry, Jr., M. J. Freeman, D. A. Nolan, B. Aitken, and M. L. Powley, "Third Order Cascaded Raman Wavelength Shifting in Chalcogenide Fibers," 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 CThCC5.
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