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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 19 — Sep. 20, 2004
  • pp: 4614–4624

Effect of cross-phase modulation on supercontinuum generated in microstructured fibers with sub-30 fs pulses

G. Genty, M. Lehtonen, and H. Ludvigsen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 19, pp. 4614-4624 (2004)

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We investigate the effects of cross-phase modulation between the solitons and dispersive waves present in a supercontinuum generated in microstructured fibers by sub-30 fs pulses. Cross-phase modulation is shown to have a crucial importance as it extends the supercontinuum towards shorter wavelengths. The experimental observations are confirmed through numerical simulations.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: August 27, 2004
Revised Manuscript: September 13, 2004
Published: September 20, 2004

G. Genty, M. Lehtonen, and H. Ludvigsen, "Effect of cross-phase modulation on supercontinuum generated in microstructured fibers with sub-30 fs pulses," Opt. Express 12, 4614-4624 (2004)

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