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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3968–3980

Coherent properties of super-continuum containing clearly defined solitons

Serguei M. Kobtsev and Serguei V. Smirnov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 3968-3980 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.003968


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Abstract

With the use of numerical simulations based on generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equation, we study for the first time the coherence of super-continuum (SC), generated in tapered and cobweb fibers in the regime with clearly defined solitions in spectrum. We suggest a simple model, which explains the influence of pump pulses power and duration on SC coherence. A possibility of concerned SC generation regime application in optical frequencies metrology is discussed.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 7, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 18, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2006
Published: May 1, 2006

Citation
Serguei M. Kobtsev and Serguei V. Smirnov, "Coherent properties of super-continuum containing clearly defined solitons," Opt. Express 14, 3968-3980 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3968


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