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Study on highly nonlinear microstructured fibers
Author(s): Zhaolun Liu; Lantian Hou; Wei Wang; Fei Gao
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Paper Abstract

A highly nonlinear dispersion flattened microstructured fiber is proposed. The new structure adopts two claddings with different pitches, air-holes diameters and air-holes arrayed fashions. The characteristics of such microstructured fiber such as nonlinearity and dispersion properties are investigated. The influence of the cladding structure parameters on the nonlinear coefficient and geometric dispersion is analyzed by full-vector finite element method with perfectly matched layer. Highly nonlinear coefficient and the dispersion properties of fibers are tailored by adjusting the cladding structure parameters. A novel microstructured fiber with highly nonlinear coefficient and dispersion flattened which is suited for supercontinuum generation is designed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 January 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6839, Nonlinear Optics: Technologies and Applications, 68390X (4 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.754235
Show Author Affiliations
Zhaolun Liu, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Lantian Hou, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Wei Wang, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Fei Gao, Yanshan Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6839:
Nonlinear Optics: Technologies and Applications
Yiping Cui; Qihuang Gong; Yuen-Ron Shen, Editor(s)

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