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Coherent widely tunable source of sub-picosecond pulses using all-normal dispersion fiber supercontinuum


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Hooper, L. E., Mosley, P. J., Muir, A. C., Yu, F., Mangan, B. J., Wadsworth, W. J., Knight, J. C. and Dudley, J. M., 2011. Coherent widely tunable source of sub-picosecond pulses using all-normal dispersion fiber supercontinuum. In: 2011 7th International Workshop on Fibre and Optical Passive Components, WFOPC2011. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.

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    Abstract

    We describe supercontinuum generation using photonic crystal fibres with all-normal group velocity dispersion profiles, pumped at 1064 nm and 800 nm wavelengths. Highly coherent and stable continua are demonstrated experimentally. We present pulse duration measurements obtained when spectrally filtering the all-normal dispersion supercontinuum, and show that this method is an excellent candidate for use as a compact, low-noise, tunable ultrafast laser source. Experimental spectral and temporal measurements are interpreted using numerical simulations, and experiment and modeling are shown to be in very good agreement.

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    Item Type Book Sections
    CreatorsHooper, L. E., Mosley, P. J., Muir, A. C., Yu, F., Mangan, B. J., Wadsworth, W. J., Knight, J. C. and Dudley, J. M.
    DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Physics
    Faculty of Engineering & Design > Chemical Engineering
    Research CentresCentre for Photonics and Photonic Materials
    Publisher StatementHooper_WFOPC2011.pdf: © 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
    StatusPublished
    ID Code28914
    Additional Information2011 7th International Workshop on Fibre and Optical Passive Components, WFOPC2011; Montreal, QC; 13-15 July 2011. Article No.: 6089676

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