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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2004
  • pp: 271–273

Adaptive control of femtosecond soliton self-frequency shift in fibers

Anatoly Efimov, Antoinette J. Taylor, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, and Evgeny Vanin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 3, pp. 271-273 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.000271


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Abstract

The Raman shift of a subpicosecond soliton in 100 m of fiber is controlled adaptively by pulse shaping before launching into the fiber. We use a deformable-mirror-based shaper to control the spectral phase of the input pulse. Wavelength tuning of the output pulse is also demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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Anatoly Efimov, Antoinette J. Taylor, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, and Evgeny Vanin, "Adaptive control of femtosecond soliton self-frequency shift in fibers," Opt. Lett. 29, 271-273 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-3-271


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