OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2012
  • pp: 2292–2294

Multiwatt octave-spanning supercontinuum generation in multicore photonic-crystal fiber

Xiao-hui Fang, Ming-lie Hu, Li-li Huang, Lu Chai, Neng-li Dai, Jin-yan Li, A. Yu. Tashchilina, Aleksei M. Zheltikov, and Ching-yue Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 12, pp. 2292-2294 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002292


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (372 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

High-power supercontinuum spanning over more than an octave was generated using a high power femtosecond fiber laser amplifier and a multicore nonlinear photonic crystal fiber (PCF). Long multicore PCFs (as long as 20 m in our experiments) are shown to enable supercontinuum generation in an isolated fundamental supermode, with the manifold of other PCF modes suppressed due to the strong evanescent fields coupling between the cores, providing a robust 5.4 W coherent supercontinuum output with a high spatial and spectral quality within the range of wavelengths from 500 to 1700 nm.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 6, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 6, 2012
Published: June 8, 2012

Citation
Xiao-hui Fang, Ming-lie Hu, Li-li Huang, Lu Chai, Neng-li Dai, Jin-yan Li, A. Yu. Tashchilina, Aleksei M. Zheltikov, and Ching-yue Wang, "Multiwatt octave-spanning supercontinuum generation in multicore photonic-crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 37, 2292-2294 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-12-2292


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 1135 (2006). [CrossRef]
  2. H. Chen, S. Chen, J. Wang, Z. Chen, and J. Hou, Opt. Commun. 284, 5484 (2011). [CrossRef]
  3. J. C. Travers, A. B. Rulkov, B. A. Cumberland, S. V. Popov, and J. R. Taylor, Opt. Express 16, 14435 (2008). [CrossRef]
  4. X. Hu, W. Zhang, Z. Yang, Y. Wang, W. Zhao, X. Li, H. Wang, C. Li, and D. Shen, Opt. Lett. 36, 2659 (2011). [CrossRef]
  5. M. Wrage, P. Glas, D. Fischer, M. Leitner, D. V. Vysotsky, and A. P. Napartovich, Opt. Lett. 25, 1436 (2000). [CrossRef]
  6. L. Michaille, D. M. Taylor, C. R. Bennett, T. J. Shepherd, and B. G. Ward, Opt. Lett. 33, 71 (2008). [CrossRef]
  7. X. H. Fang, M. L. Hu, B. W. Liu, L. Chai, C. Y. Wang, and A. M. Zheltikov, Opt. Lett. 35, 2326 (2010). [CrossRef]
  8. X. H. Fang, M. L. Hu, C. Xie, Y. J. Song, L. Chai, and C. Y. Wang, Opt. Lett. 36, 1005 (2011). [CrossRef]
  9. D. K. C. Wu, B. T. Kuhlmey, and B. J. Eggleton, Opt. Lett. 34, 322 (2009). [CrossRef]
  10. A. Betlej, S. Suntsov, K. G. Makris, L. Jankovic, D. N. Christodoulides, G. I. Stegeman, J. Fini, R. T. Bise, and D. J. DiGiovanni, Opt. Lett. 31, 1480 (2006). [CrossRef]
  11. P. K. Cheo, A. Liu, and G. G. King, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 439 (2001). [CrossRef]
  12. E. J. Bochove, P. K. Cheo, and G. G. King, Opt. Lett. 28, 1200 (2003). [CrossRef]
  13. N. N. Elkin, A. P. Napartovich, V. N. Troshchieva, and D. V. Vysotsky, in Laser and Fiber-Optical Networks Modeling, 8-th International Conference (IEEE, 2006), pp. 104–109.
  14. F. Poletti and P. Horak, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1645 (2008). [CrossRef]
  15. M. Szpulak, W. Urbanczyk, E. Serebryannikov, A. Zheltikov, A. Hochman, Y. Leviatan, R. Kotynski, and K. Panajotov, Opt. Express 14, 5699 (2006). [CrossRef]
  16. P. K. Cheo, “Clad pumped, eye-safe and multi-core phase-locked fiber lasers,” U.S. patent 6,031,850 (February29, 2000).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited