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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2014
  • pp: 1046–1048

Supercontinuum generation in an on-chip silica waveguide

Dong Yoon Oh, David Sell, Hansuek Lee, Ki Youl Yang, Scott A. Diddams, and Kerry J. Vahala  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 4, pp. 1046-1048 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.001046


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Abstract

Supercontinuum generation is demonstrated in an on-chip silica spiral waveguide by launching 180 fs pulses from an optical parametric oscillator at the center wavelength of 1330 nm. With a coupled pulse energy of 2.17 nJ, the broadest spectrum in the fundamental TM mode extends from 936 to 1888 nm (162 THz) at 50dB from peak. There is a good agreement between the measured spectrum and a simulation using a generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equation.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 27, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 10, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2014
Published: February 13, 2014

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Dong Yoon Oh, David Sell, Hansuek Lee, Ki Youl Yang, Scott A. Diddams, and Kerry J. Vahala, "Supercontinuum generation in an on-chip silica waveguide," Opt. Lett. 39, 1046-1048 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-4-1046


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