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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2006
  • pp: 1480–1482

All-optical switching and multifrequency generation in a dual-core photonic crystal fiber

A. Betlej, S. Suntsov, K. G. Makris, L. Jankovic, D. N. Christodoulides, G. I. Stegeman, J. Fini, R. T. Bise, and D. J. DiGiovanni  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 10, pp. 1480-1482 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001480


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Abstract

We demonstrate all-optical switching at 1550 nm between two weakly coupled cores in a photonic crystal fiber for intensities up to 0.5 TW cm 2 . Spectrum analysis at higher intensities reveals that the output was dominated by continuum generation primarily towards shorter wavelengths.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 24, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 1, 2006

Citation
A. Betlej, S. Suntsov, K. G. Makris, L. Jankovic, D. N. Christodoulides, G. I. Stegeman, J. Fini, R. T. Bise, and D. J. DiGiovanni, "All-optical switching and multifrequency generation in a dual-core photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 31, 1480-1482 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-10-1480


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