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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — Mar. 8, 2004
  • pp: 835–840

Femtosecond soliton pulse delivery at 800nm wavelength in hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers

F. Luan, J. C. Knight, P. St. J. Russell, S. Campbell, D. Xiao, D. T. Reid, B. J. Mangan, D. P. Williams, and P. J. Roberts  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 835-840 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.000835


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Abstract

We describe delivery of femtosecond solitons at 800nm wavelength over five meters of hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber. The output pulses had a length of less than 300fs and an output pulse energy of around 65nJ, and were almost bandwidth limited. Numerical modeling shows that the nonlinear phase shift is determined by both the nonlinearity of air and by the overlap of the guided mode with the glass.

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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

History
Original Manuscript: February 4, 2004
Revised Manuscript: February 18, 2004
Published: March 8, 2004

Citation
F. Luan, J. Knight, P. Russell, S. Campbell, D. Xiao, D. Reid, B. Mangan, D. Williams, and P. Roberts, "Femtosecond soliton pulse delivery at 800nm wavelength in hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers," Opt. Express 12, 835-840 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-5-835


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