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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 10886–10893

Harmonic extended supercontinuum generation and carrier envelope phase dependent spectral broadening in silica nanowires

Goëry Genty, Bertrand Kibler, Paul Kinsler, and John M. Dudley  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 10886-10893 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.010886


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Abstract

Numerical simulations are used to study the interaction dynamics between pump spectral broadening and third harmonic generation during supercontinuum generation in a highly nonlinear fused silica nanowire using sub-100 fs pump pulses. In particular, we show that the superposition of the generated third harmonic with the spectrally-broadened pump pulse exhibits significant dependence on the input pump carrier envelope phase, and we examine this dependence as a function of pulse duration and propagation distance.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 21, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2008
Published: July 7, 2008

Citation
Goëry Genty, Bertrand Kibler, Paul Kinsler, and John M. Dudley, "Harmonic extended supercontinuum generation and carrier envelope phase dependent spectral broadening in silica nanowires," Opt. Express 16, 10886-10893 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-15-10886


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