Scientific Results

Control of soliton collision-induced enhancement of supercontinuum bandwidth in photonic crystal fiber by variation of pump pulse duration

Year: 2011

Authors: Andreana M., Labruyere A., Tonello A., Wabnitz S., Leproux P., Couderc V., Duterte C., Cserteg A., Bertrand A., Hernandez Y., Giannone D., Hilaire S., Huss G.

Autors Affiliation: XLIM, Universit√© de Limoges, 123 avenue Albert Thomas, 87060 Limoges cedex, France; Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Universit√° di Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy; Multitel asbl, Parc Initialis, 2 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 7000 Mons, Belgium; Leukos, Ester Technopole, 1 avenue d\’Ester, 87069 Limoges cedex, France

Abstract: We investigate experimentally and theoretically the impact of input pulse width varying from 500 fs to 10 ps on supercontinuum generation. We show that the spectral broadening is dramatically extended for the longer input pulses.

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KeyWords: Supercontinuum generation; Photonic crystal fibers; Supercontinuum source
DOI: 10.1364/NLO.2011.NTuC4

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