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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1980
  • pp: 48–50

Sum-frequency light generation in optical fibers

Y. Fujii, B. S. Kawasaki, K. O. Hill, and D. C. Johnson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 48-50 (1980)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.5.000048


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Abstract

The generation in an optical-fiber waveguide of a spectral continuum spanning 29000 cm−1 from the near infrared to the ultraviolet is reported. A Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:YAG laser is used to excite the fiber. An unexpected phenomenon is the generation of sum-frequency light derived from the pump frequency and the characteristic Raman Stokes frequencies of fused silica. This light is observed as visible light in cladding modes of the fiber.

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History
Original Manuscript: September 18, 1979
Published: February 1, 1980

Citation
Y. Fujii, B. S. Kawasaki, K. O. Hill, and D. C. Johnson, "Sum-frequency light generation in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 5, 48-50 (1980)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-5-2-48


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