A significant input wavelength dependent variation of the supercontinuum mutual spectral coherence is oberserved for the first time using the delayed pulse method, and conditions for generating a highly coherent and broadband supercontinuum are established.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
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