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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2005
  • pp: 1566–1568

Generation of broadband femtosecond visible pulses in dispersion-micromanaged holey fibers

Fei Lu, Yujun Deng, and Wayne H. Knox  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 12, pp. 1566-1568 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001566


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Abstract

Submillimeter-scale dispersion micromanagement (DMM) is used to generate coherent and stable femtosecond visible pulses in holey fibers as short as 10 mm. The longitudinal variation of the phase-matching conditions for Cerenkov radiation and four-wave mixing explains the results well. We have converted up to 20% of the total input energy to a low-noise solitary wave with a bandwidth up to 50 nm in the range 385-625 nm by using holey fibers with various DMM designs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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Fei Lu, Yujun Deng, and Wayne H. Knox, "Generation of broadband femtosecond visible pulses in dispersion-micromanaged holey fibers," Opt. Lett. 30, 1566-1568 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-12-1566


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