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Widely tunable parametric generation of picosecond visible and mid-infrared radiation in optical fibers
Author(s): Achut Giree; Cesar Jauregui; Jens Limpert; Andreas Tünnermann
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Paper Abstract

Parametric generation in an endlessly single-mode photonic crystal fiber can be a simple and efficient way to generate tunable visible and mid-infrared radiation. In this manuscript we report on a visible light source that is tunable from 628nm to 661nm with up to 25% conversion efficiency. This was obtained by tuning the parametric pump from 1030nm to 1055nm in a 1.6m long LMA-10 PM photonic crystal fiber. At the same time, the source generates mid-infrared radiation that can be tuned from ~2.65μm to ~2.9μm. A further increase of the tunable range of both the visible and midinfrared is possible simply by extending the pump tuning range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 March 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8604, Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion: Materials, Devices, and Applications XII, 86040K (12 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2004357
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Achut Giree, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Cesar Jauregui, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Helmholtz-Institute Jena (Germany)
Jens Limpert, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Helmholtz-Institute Jena (Germany)
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (Germany)
Andreas Tünnermann, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Helmholtz-Institute Jena (Germany)
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8604:
Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion: Materials, Devices, and Applications XII
Konstantin L. Vodopyanov, Editor(s)

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