Through cascaded second-harmonic generation, few-cycle solitons can form that resonantly emit strongly red-shifted optical Cherenkov radiation. Numerical simulations show that such dispersive waves can be an efficient source of near- to mid-IR few-cycle broadband pulses.
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M. Bache, O. Bang, B. Zhou, J. Moses, and F. Wise, "Optical Cherenkov radiation by cascaded nonlinear interaction: an efficient source of few-cycle near- to mid-IR pulses," in Nonlinear Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper NTuA7.
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