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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 25 — Dec. 11, 2006
  • pp: 12359–12364

Supercontinuum generation in an imaging fiber taper

Kebin Shi, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, and Zhiwen Liu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 25, pp. 12359-12364 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.012359


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Abstract

We report on supercontinuum generation in individual fibers of a commercial Schott imaging fiber taper. Supercontinuum spectrum covering a wavelength range from about 500 nm to 1 µm was obtained. Unlike conventional approaches which use either a single micro-structured photonic crystal fiber (PCF) or an individual fiber or PCF taper, the availability of many fibers in an imaging taper can open new possibilities to independently and controllably generate supercontinuum arrays.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 16, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 28, 2006
Published: December 11, 2006

Citation
Kebin Shi, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, and Zhiwen Liu, "Supercontinuum generation in an imaging fiber taper," Opt. Express 14, 12359-12364 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-25-12359


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