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Extremely flat ultrawideband supercontinuum for WDM/TDM applications
Author(s): Ahmad K. Atieh; Costel Flueraru; Chander Prakash Grover
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Paper Abstract

We report an extremely flat (better than 3-dB), ultra-wide band (over 160-nm) supercontinuum source for use ni the C and L wavelength bands. The supercontinuum is generated using approximately 2.2 Km of commercially available single mode non-zero dispersion shifted fiber by exploiting soliton decomposition and Raman self-frequency shift nonlinear effects. A supercontinuum spectral flatness of better than 1-dB over a 115-nm wavelength range is achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5260, Applications of Photonic Technology 6, (15 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.543177
Show Author Affiliations
Ahmad K. Atieh, BTI Photonic Systems, Inc. (Canada)
Costel Flueraru, National Research Council (Canada)
Chander Prakash Grover, National Research Council (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5260:
Applications of Photonic Technology 6
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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