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Far-detuned cascaded intermodal four-wave mixing in a multimode fiber

Year: 2017

Authors: Dupiol R., Bendahmane A., Krupa K., Tonello A., Fabert M., Kibler B., Sylvestre T., Barthelemy A., Couderc V., Wabnitz S., Millot G.

Autors Affiliation: Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, ICB UMR CNRS 6303, 9 Avenue A. Savary, 21078 Dijon, France
Université de Limoges, XLIM, UMR CNRS 7252, 123 Avenue A. Thomas, 87060 Limoges, France
Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Institut FEMTO-ST, UMR CNRS 6174, 15B Avenue des Montboucons, 25030 Besançon, France
Università di Brescia, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione and INO-CNR, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Novosibirsk State University, 1 Pirogova str., Novosibirsk 630090, Russia

Abstract: We demonstrate far-detuned parametric frequency conversion processes in a few mode graded-index optical fibers pumped by a Q-switched picosecond laser at 1064 nm. Through a detailed analytical and numerical analysis, we show that the multiple sidebands are generated through a complex cascaded process involving inter-modal four-wave mixing. The resulting parametric wavelength detuning spans in the visible down to 405 nm and in the near-infrared up to 1355 nm.

Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS

Volume: 42 (7)      Pages from: 1293  to: 1296

More Information: Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Minobrnauka, Y26.31.0017. Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, MIUR, PRIN 2015KEZNYM. Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, MIUR. – iXcore Research Foundation; ANR Labex Action; Ministero dell
KeyWords: Infrared devices; Multimode fibers; Optical fibers; Optical frequency conversion; Optically pumped lasers; Pumping (laser), 1064 nm; Cascaded process; Graded-index optical fibers; Near Infrared; Parametric frequency conversion; Parametric wavelengths; Picosecond laser; Q-switched, Four wave mixing
DOI: 10.1364/OL.42.001293

Citations: 20
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