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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — Mar. 8, 2004
  • pp: 791–796

Experimental studies of polarization properties of supercontinua generated in a birefringent photonic crystal fiber

Zhaoming Zhu and Thomas G. Brown  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 791-796 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.000791


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Abstract

Besides coherence degradations, supercontinuum spectra generated in birefringent photonic crystal fibers also suffer from polarization fluctuations because of noise in the input pump pulse. This paper describes an experimental study of polarization properties of supercontinuum spectra generated in a birefringent photonic crystal fiber, validating previous numerical simulations.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: January 20, 2004
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2004
Published: March 8, 2004

Citation
Zhaoming Zhu and Thomas Brown, "Experimental studies of polarization properties of supercontinua generated in a birefringent photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Express 12, 791-796 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-5-791


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