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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 8, 2013
  • pp: 9132–9143

Pulse quality analysis on soliton pulse compression and soliton self-frequency shift in a hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber

N. González-Baquedano, I. Torres-Gómez, N. Arzate, A. Ferrando, and D. E. Ceballos-Herrera  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 9132-9143 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.009132


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Abstract

A numerical investigation of low-order soliton evolution in a proposed seven-cell hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber is reported. In the numerical simulation, we analyze the pulse quality evolution in soliton pulse compression and soliton self-frequency shift in three fiber structures with different cross-section sizes. In the simulation, we consider unchirped soliton pulses (of 400 fs) at the wavelength of 1060 nm. Our numerical results show that the seven-cell hollow-core photonic crystal fiber, with a cross-section size reduction of 2%, promotes the pulse quality on the soliton pulse compression and soliton self-frequency shift. For an input soliton pulse of order 3 (which corresponds to an energy of 1.69 μJ), the pulse gets compressed with a factor of up to 5.5 and a quality factor of 0.73, in a distance of 12 cm. It also experiences a soliton-self frequency shift of up to 28 nm, in a propagation length of 6 m, with a pulse shape quality of ≈ 0.80.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 11, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 2013
Published: April 5, 2013

Citation
N. González-Baquedano, I. Torres-Gómez, N. Arzate, A. Ferrando, and D. E. Ceballos-Herrera, "Pulse quality analysis on soliton pulse compression and soliton self-frequency shift in a hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber," Opt. Express 21, 9132-9143 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-7-9132


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