We predict significant enhancement of the effective nonlinear coefficient of soft glass nanowires and nanostructured fibers by surrounding the cores with a nonlinear liquid. Using bismuth nanostructured fibers, γ as high as 5800 W-1 km-1 is possible.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
K. J. Rowland, S. Afshar V., and T. M. Monro, " Nonlinearity Enhancement of Filled Microstructured Fibers Operating in the Nanowire Regime," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuH3.
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