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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Jun. 11, 2007
  • pp: 7126–7131

Delivery of sub-100fs pulses through 8m of hollow-core fiber using soliton compression

F. Gérôme, K. Cook, A.K. George, W.J. Wadsworth, and J.C. Knight  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7126-7131 (2007)

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We report soliton compression in a tapered hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber. We compress unchirped 195fs input pulses at 800 nm wavelength to less than 100fs after single-mode propagation through 8m of fiber, at pulse energies of around 50nJ.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

Original Manuscript: March 29, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 9, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 11, 2007
Published: May 29, 2007

F. Gérôme, K. Cook, A. K. George, W. J. Wadsworth, and J. C. Knight, "Delivery of sub-100fs pulses through 8m of hollow-core fiber using soliton compression," Opt. Express 15, 7126-7131 (2007)

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