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Broadband supercontinuum generation in an extremely nonlinear extruded lead silicate holey fiber using weak fs pulses

J.Y.Y.Leong, P.Petropoulos, J.H.V.Price, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem*, S.Asimakis, R.C.Moore, K.E.Frampton, V.Finazzi, X.Feng, T.M.Monro*, D.J.Richardson

Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
* currently with The School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide, Australia

Abstract

Broadband supercontinuum generation at 1.06 μm spanning > 1000 nm and extending to the visible is observed in a dispersion optimized holey fiber with a record-high nonlinearity (1860 W-1km-1 at 1.55 μm), for launched pulse energies < 100 pJ.


CLEO Pacific Rim 2005 Tokyo 11-15 Jul (2005)

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