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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 20 — Sep. 27, 2010
  • pp: 20667–20672

Adjustment of supercontinua via the optical feedback phase – numerical investigations

Nicoletta Brauckmann, Michael Kues, Petra Groß, and Carsten Fallnich  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 20, pp. 20667-20672 (2010)

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The delay and phase dependent behavior of a system for supercontinuum generation by using a microstructured fiber within a synchronously pumped ring resonator is presented numerically. The feedback introduced by the resonator led to an interaction of the supercontinuum with the following femtosecond laser pulses and thus to the formation of a nonlinear oscillator. Via the feedback phase different regimes of nonlinear dynamics, such as steady state, period multiplication, limit cycle and chaos can be adjusted systematically. The spectrum within one regime of nonlinear dynamics can additionally be modified independently from the regime of nonlinear dynamics.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: June 21, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 21, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 24, 2010
Published: September 15, 2010

Nicoletta Brauckmann, Michael Kues, Petra Groß, and Carsten Fallnich, "Adjustment of supercontinua via the optical feedback phase – numerical investigations," Opt. Express 18, 20667-20672 (2010)

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