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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 7 — Apr. 4, 2005
  • pp: 2439–2443

Spectral broadening of femtosecond pulses in a single-mode As-S glass fiber

D.-P. Wei, T. V. Galstian, I. V. Smolnikov, V. G. Plotnichenko, and A. Zohrabyan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 7, pp. 2439-2443 (2005)

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We report a strong spectral broadening of femtosecond pulses propagating in a single-mode As-S glass fiber of 1.5 m length. The pump pulse spectrum is broadened by a factor of five when the input power is grown up to 16.4 mW. The broadened spectra are nearly symmetric and self-phase modulation is believed to be the dominant nonlinear effect responsible for this process.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: February 8, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 2005
Published: April 4, 2005

D.-P. Wei, T. Galstian, I. Smolnikov, V. Plotnichenko, and A. Zohrabyan, "Spectral broadening of femtosecond pulses in a single-mode As-S glass fiber," Opt. Express 13, 2439-2443 (2005)

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