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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Mar. 17, 2008
  • pp: 4059–4068

Degenerate four wave mixing in solid core photonic bandgap fibers

Per Dalgaard Rasmussen, Jesper Lægsgaard, and Ole Bang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 4059-4068 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.004059


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Abstract

Degenerate four wave mixing in solid core photonic bandgap fibers is studied theoretically. We demonstrate the possibility of generating parametric gain across bandgaps, and propose a specific design suited for degenerate four wave mixing when pumping at 532nm. The possibility of tuning the efficiency of the parametric gain by varying the temperature is also considered. The results are verified by numerical simulations of pulse propagation.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystal Fibers

History
Original Manuscript: January 23, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2008
Published: March 11, 2008

Citation
Per Dalgaard Rasmussen, Jesper Lægsgaard, and Ole Bang, "Degenerate four wave mixing in solid core photonic bandgap fibers," Opt. Express 16, 4059-4068 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-6-4059


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