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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2006
  • pp: 3318–3320

Frequency-shifted megawatt soliton output of a hollow photonic-crystal fiber for time-resolved coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microspectroscopy

A. A. Ivanov, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 22, pp. 3318-3320 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003318


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Abstract

Hollow-core photonic-crystal fibers (PCFs) provide soliton delivery and frequency shifting of 2.8 MW femtosecond pulses with an input central wavelength of 618 nm . The frequency-shifted megawatt soliton output of the hollow PCF is used as a high-peak-power Stokes field for coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microspectroscopy, providing a dynamic range of nearly four decades for anti-Stokes signal detection, thus enabling time-resolved CARS studies of ultrafast relaxation processes on time scales from tens of femtoseconds up to tens of picoseconds.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 6, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 26, 2006
Published: October 26, 2006

Citation
A. A. Ivanov, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Frequency-shifted megawatt soliton output of a hollow photonic-crystal fiber for time-resolved coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microspectroscopy," Opt. Lett. 31, 3318-3320 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-22-3318


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