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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 1 — Jan. 13, 2003
  • pp: 61–67

Polarization dependent harmonic generation in microstructured fibers

Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, Anatoly Efimov, Antoinette J. Taylor, Jonathan C. Knight, William J. Wadsworth, and Philip St. J. Russell  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 61-67 (2003)

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We report on the control of visible harmonic generation in microstructured fiber through the polarization state of the fundamental radiation. By coupling λ=1.55 µm femtosecond pulses that have the same peak power into a short length (Z=20 cm) of high-Δ microstructured fiber, we observe the generation of distinct visible spectral components in the visible at the output of the fiber in dependence of the input pulse’s polarization state.

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OCIS Codes
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 15, 2002
Revised Manuscript: January 6, 2003
Published: January 13, 2003

Fiorenzo Omenetto, Anatoly Efimov, Antoinette Taylor, Jonathan Knight, William Wadsworth, and Philip Russell, "Polarization dependent harmonic generation in microstructured fibers," Opt. Express 11, 61-67 (2003)

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