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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 6 — Mar. 14, 2011
  • pp: 4985–4990

Polarization dependent visible supercontinuum generation in the nanoweb fiber

Peiguang Yan, Jie Shu, Shuangchen Ruan, Jian Zhao, Junqing Zhao, Chenlin Du, Chunyu Guo, Huifeng Wei, and Jie Luo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 4985-4990 (2011)

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We have fabricated a novel nanoweb fiber with web-like bundle of the fused-silica membranes with different thickness in its cross section. We pumped the 0.55-μm-thick membrane with 200-fs laser pulse at 800-nm just adjacent to its second-zero-dispersion wavelength, and demonstrated the polarization dependent visible supercontinuum (SC). The mode patterns were recorded in detail and analyzed at different polarization angles of incident pulse. The broadband spectrum range from ~350 nm to 950 nm is achieved for TM mode excitation. The tunable visible SC in the nanoweb fiber may be used in the substrate integrated waveguide for sensing.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: January 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 20, 2011
Published: March 1, 2011

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Peiguang Yan, Jie Shu, Shuangchen Ruan, Jian Zhao, Junqing Zhao, Chenlin Du, Chunyu Guo, Huifeng Wei, and Jie Luo, "Polarization dependent visible supercontinuum generation in the nanoweb fiber," Opt. Express 19, 4985-4990 (2011)

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