We show that the dispersion of a hollow-core photonic band-gap fiber is anomalous throughout most of its transmission band. We generate Raman-shifted solitons in air and non-self-frequency shifted solitons in Xe with mewatt peak powers.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
D. G. Ouzounov, F. R. Ahmad, A. L. Gaeta, D. Müller, N. Venkataraman, M. T. Gallagher, and K. W. Koch, "Megawatt solitons in a gas-filled photonic-crystal fibers," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WC1.
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