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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 24201–24209

The role of stimulated Raman scattering in supercontinuum generation in bulk diamond

T. M. Kardaś, B. Ratajska-Gadomska, W. Gadomski, A. Lapini, and R. Righini  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 24201-24209 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.024201


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Abstract

We report on experimental results of supercontinuum generation in bulk diamond. The spectrum of supercontinuum generated with 800 nm pump extends up to 600 nm towards short wavelengths. We present the numerical model explaining the phenomenon, in which the role of different nonlinear effects including stimulated Raman scattering is discussed. Unlike in other materials, in diamond the feature of supercontinuum due to stimulated Raman response is apparently visible.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.4720) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities of condensed matter
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 29, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2013
Published: October 2, 2013

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T. M. Kardaś, B. Ratajska-Gadomska, W. Gadomski, A. Lapini, and R. Righini, "The role of stimulated Raman scattering in supercontinuum generation in bulk diamond," Opt. Express 21, 24201-24209 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-20-24201


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