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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1997
  • pp: 111–113

Picosecond pulse shaping in a semiconductor-coated D-shaped fiber

R. M. Ribeiro and W. Margulis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 111-113 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.22.000111


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Abstract

Amorphous films of α-SiC:H and α-Si:H were deposited upon the flat surfaces of D-shaped fibers. Interaction of light with the semiconductor films occurred through evanescent coupling. Pulse shaping on a picosecond time scale was observed in 3.5-cm-long fibers with optical powers of <10 W, enhancing the effective nonlinearity by a factor of 103 .

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R. M. Ribeiro and W. Margulis, "Picosecond pulse shaping in a semiconductor-coated D-shaped fiber," Opt. Lett. 22, 111-113 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-22-2-111


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