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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2010
  • pp: 2361–2363

Highly efficient Cherenkov radiation in photonic crystal fibers for broadband visible wavelength generation

Guoqing Chang, Li-Jin Chen, and Franz X. Kärtner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 14, pp. 2361-2363 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002361


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Abstract

We investigate the dependence of Cherenkov radiation (CR) on pump pulse parameters and its evolution along the propagation distance. Using a Ti:sapphire laser emitting 10 fs pulses as the pump source, we demonstrate highly efficient ( > 40 % ), broadband ( > 50 nm ) CR in the visible-wavelength range with a threshold energy less than 100 pJ and a tuning range over 100 nm .

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OCIS Codes
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 7, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 16, 2010
Published: July 7, 2010

Citation
Guoqing Chang, Li-Jin Chen, and Franz X. Kärtner, "Highly efficient Cherenkov radiation in photonic crystal fibers for broadband visible wavelength generation," Opt. Lett. 35, 2361-2363 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-14-2361


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