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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — Mar. 8, 2004
  • pp: 730–735

Mode-controlled colors from microstructure fibers

Stanislav O. Konorov, Evgenii E. Serebryannikov, Aleksei M. Zheltikov, Ping Zhou, Alexander P. Tarasevitch, and Dietrich von der Linde  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 730-735 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.000730


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate mode-controlled spectral transformation of femtosecond laser pulses in microstructure fibers. Depending on the waveguide mode excited in the fiber, 30-fs Ti: sapphire laser pulses can either generate a broadband emission or produce isolated spectral components in the spectrum of output radiation. This method is used to tune the frequencies dominating the output spectra, controlled by phase matching for four-wave mixing processes.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: January 26, 2004
Revised Manuscript: February 10, 2004
Published: March 8, 2004

Citation
Stanislav Konorov, Evgenii Serebryannikov, Aleksei Zheltikov, Ping Zhou, Alexander Tarasevitch, and Dietrich von der Linde, "Mode-controlled colors from microstructure fibers," Opt. Express 12, 730-735 (2004)
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