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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 7 — Mar. 26, 2012
  • pp: 7716–7725

Highly nonlinear fiber with dispersive characteristic invariant to fabrication fluctuations

Bill P.-P. Kuo and Stojan Radic  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 7, pp. 7716-7725 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.007716


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Abstract

New class of highly nonlinear fibers possessing dispersive characteristics invariant to transverse geometry fluctuations is described. The sensitivity to stochastic core fluctuations is reduced by order of magnitude while maintaining the fiber nonlinear coefficient. The effectiveness of the new highly nonlinear fiber type is demonstrated on stochastically perturbed distant-band mixer that could not be previously constructed with high-confinement fiber. The new fiber design offers a unique platform for ideally phase matched parametric exchange with significantly increased Brillouin threshold.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 29, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 1, 2012
Published: March 20, 2012

Citation
Bill P.-P. Kuo and Stojan Radic, "Highly nonlinear fiber with dispersive characteristic invariant to fabrication fluctuations," Opt. Express 20, 7716-7725 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-7-7716


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