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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 16 — Aug. 8, 2005
  • pp: 5947–5952

Polarization-demultiplexed two-color frequency conversion of femtosecond pulses in birefringent photonic-crystal fibers

Ming-Lie Hu, Ching-Yue Wang, Yan-Feng Li, Lu Chai, and Aleksei M. Zheltikov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 16, pp. 5947-5952 (2005)

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Birefringent photonic-crystal fibers provide efficient polarization-sensitive anti-Stokes frequency conversion of unamplified 35-fs Ti: sapphire laser pulses, giving rise to a doublet of intense blue-shifted emission spectral lines centered at 490 and 510 nm. We show that this anti-Stokes doublet can be wavelength-demultiplexed by a polarization-separating prism. Generation of the 510-nm signal is decoupled from frequency conversion to 490 nm by accurately polarizing the pump field along one of the principal axes of the elliptically deformed fiber core.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 14, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2005
Published: August 8, 2005

Ming-Lie Hu, Ching-Yue Wang, Yan-Feng Li, Lu Chai, and Aleksei Zheltikov, "Polarization-demultiplexed two-color frequency conversion of femtosecond pulses in birefringent photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Express 13, 5947-5952 (2005)

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