Modulation instability at high frequencies has been demonstrated in the normal dispersion regime by use of a photonic crystal fiber. This fiber-optic parametric generator provides efficient conversion of red pump light into blue and near-infrared light.
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John D. Harvey, Rainer Leonhardt, Stéphane Coen, Gordon K. L. Wong, JonathanC. Knight, William J. Wadsworth, and Philip St.J. Russell, "Scalar modulation instability in the normal dispersion regime by use of a photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 2225-2227 (2003)