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Generation of high energy, wavelength-tuned supercontinuum sources
Author(s): Huihui Li; Shumin Zhang; Xinzhan Wang; Yichang Meng
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Paper Abstract

The generation of high energy, wavelength-tuned supercontinuum sources has been investigated numerically. A stable wavelength-tunable soliton source was first obtained by compressing a pulse with a parabolic shape in a dispersion decreasing fiber. Subsequently, a widely tunable supercontinuum was generated by propagating the resulting soliton in a highly nonlinear silica fiber. In this paper, we have also investigated the influence of the width, the initial chirps, and the pulse shape of the compressed pulse on the generation of the supercontinuum.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2011
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 50(8) 085005 doi: 10.1117/1.3609006
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 50, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
Huihui Li, Hebei Normal Univ. (China)
Shumin Zhang, Hebei Normal Univ. (China)
Xinzhan Wang, Hebei Normal Univ. (China)
Yichang Meng, Hebei Normal Univ. (China)

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