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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 24 — Nov. 28, 2005
  • pp: 9721–9728

Spatial modes in a PCF fiber generated continuum

Y. Vidne and M. Rosenbluh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 24, pp. 9721-9728 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.009721


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Abstract

We measure the propagation properties of a highly nonlinear photonic crystal fiber (PCF). The spatial, temporal and frequency dependent properties of the propagating modes are measured under conditions of high power, seven picosecond excitation, white light continuum generation. The experimentally determined multi-mode nature of the white light continuum is found to be in good agreement with numerical simulations.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: October 18, 2005
Revised Manuscript: October 11, 2005
Published: November 28, 2005

Citation
Y. Vidne and M. Rosenbluh, "Spatial modes in a PCF fiber generated continuum," Opt. Express 13, 9721-9728 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-24-9721


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