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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2006
  • pp: 4445–4451

Supercontinuum generation at 1.06µm in holey fibers with dispersion flattened profiles

M. L. V. Tse, P. Horak, F. Poletti, N. G. R. Broderick, J. H. V. Price, J. R. Hayes, and D. J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 10, pp. 4445-4451 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.004445


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Abstract

We report the results of a systematic experimental and theoretical study of 1.06 µm pumped supercontinuum generation in a range of holey fibers with different flattened dispersion profiles. Clear differences in terms of the underpinning mechanisms emerge depending on the spacing between the two fiber zero-dispersion wavelengths. By examining the phase matched wavelength range of the corresponding fiber dispersions, one can predict the maximum achievable supercontinuum bandwidth.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 6, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2006
Published: May 15, 2006

Citation
Ming-Leung V. Tse, Peter Horak, Francesco Poletti, Neil G. Broderick, Jonathan H. Price, John R. Hayes, and David J. Richardson, "Supercontinuum generation at 1.06 μm in holey fibers with dispersion flattened profiles," Opt. Express 14, 4445-4451 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-10-4445


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