Tunable light source from large band conversion of continuum in a quadratic crystal

Year: 2012

Authors: Baronio F., Conforti M., De Angelis C., Andreana M., Tonello A., Couderc V.

Autors Affiliation: Univ Brescia, Dipartimento Ingn Informaz, I-25123 Brescia, Italy; CNRS, XLIM, F-87060 Limoges, France; Université de Limoges,, F-87060 Limoges, France

Abstract: We consider the conversion of broadband infrared light, generated from photonic crystal fibers, into visible pulses, through frequency conversion in quadratic biaxial crystals. We exploit the nonlinear envelope technique to predict cubic and quadratic ultrabroadband dynamics and to guide the experiments. The combination of photonic crystal fibers and quadratic crystals provides the possibility to produce signal wavelengths with a great flexibility.


Volume: 9 (5)      Pages from: 359  to: 362

More Information: The present research is supported by PRIN-MIUR grant No. 2009P3K72Z and by Fondazione CARIPLO grant No. 2010-0595.
KeyWords: optical sources and standards; laser optical system: design and operat; nonlinear optics
DOI: 10.7452/lapl.201110139

Citations: 4
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