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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 14, 2008
  • pp: 5435–5443

730-nm optical parametric conversion from near- to short-wave infrared band

J. M. Chavez Boggio, J. R. Windmiller, M. Knutzen, R. Jiang, C. Bres, N. Alic, B. Stossel, K. Rottwitt, and S. Radic  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 5435-5443 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.005435


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Abstract

A record 730 nm parametric conversion in silica fiber from the near-infrared to the short-wave infrared band is reported and analyzed. A parametric gain in excess of 30 dB was measured for a signal at 1300 nm (with corresponding idler at 2030 nm). This conversion was performed in a travelling single-pass one-pump parametric architecture and high efficiency is achieved by a combination of high peak power and a nonlinear fiber with a reduced fourth-order dispersion coefficient.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 24, 2008
Published: April 3, 2008

Citation
J. M. Chavez Boggio, J. R. Windmiller, M. Knutzen, R. Jiang, C. Bres, N. Alic, B. Stossel, K. Rottwitt, and S. Radic, "730-nm optical parametric conversion from near- to short-wave infrared band," Opt. Express 16, 5435-5443 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-8-5435


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