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Nonlinear microstructured fibers for supercontinuum generation
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Paper Abstract

Microstructured fibers with small core are successfully used as a medium for supercontinuum generation. Since light can be confined in a small core a high density of energy in the fiber is obtained and stimulate nonlinear effects. Use of lead multicomponent glass allows increasing nonlinear refractive index in the fiber and shape dispersion properties of the fiber. In this case effective broadening of the spectrum can be obtained with less then 1 m of the fiber. In this paper we present properties of photonic crystal fibers optimized for supercontinuum generation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 April 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6608, Lightguides and Their Applications III, 660805 (9 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.739319
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Ryszard Buczyński, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)
Dusan Lorenc, International Laser Ctr. (Slovak Republic)
Ignac Bugar, International Laser Ctr. (Slovak Republic)
Jakub Korzeniowski, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)
Dariusz Pysz, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)
Ireneusz Kujawa, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)
Frantisek Uherek, International Laser Ctr. (Slovak Republic)
Ryszard Stępień, International Laser Ctr. (Slovak Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6608:
Lightguides and Their Applications III

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