In few-cycle soliton generation with large compression factors using cascaded nonlinearities the pulse quality can be improved by engineering quasi-phase-matching structures. The soliton-induced mid-IR optical Cherenkov wave is also enhanced.
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X. Zeng, H. Guo, B. Zhou, and M. Bache, "Improving Soliton Compression Quality with Cascaded Nonlinearities by Engineered Multi-section Quasi-phase-matching Design," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW4A.60.
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