An efficient compact ~ 80 cm long microstructured optical fiber-based broad-band (5.0-6.3 µm) mid-IR light source with power conversion efficiency > 40% has been designed by exploiting FWM with commercially available CO laser as pump.
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(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
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