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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 8 — Apr. 22, 2002
  • pp: 382–387

Soliton transmission and supercontinuum generation in holey fiber, using a diode pumped Ytterbium fiber source

J. H. V. Price, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, A. Malinowski, A. Piper, and D. J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 8, pp. 382-387 (2002)

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We report linear dispersion compensation, soliton pulse formation, soliton compression, and ultra-broad supercontinuum generation in a holey fiber with anomalous dispersion at wavelengths above 800nm. The holey fiber was seeded with ultrashort pulses from a diode pumped, Ytterbium (Yb)-doped fiber source operating at 1.06 μm. The results highlight the compatibility of the rapidly developing holey fiber technology with short pulse Yb-doped fiber lasers for wide application.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 20, 2002
Revised Manuscript: April 18, 2002
Published: April 22, 2002

Jonathan Price, W. Belardi, T. Monro, A. Malinowski, A. Piper, and D. Richardson, "Soliton transmission and supercontinuum generation in holey fiber, using a diode pumped Ytterbium fiber source," Opt. Express 10, 382-387 (2002)

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