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Mid-infrared sources based on the soliton self-frequency shift
Author(s): A. M. Al-kadry; M. Rochette
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Paper Abstract

We have modeled the soliton propagation in an As2Se3 microwire coated with PolyMethyl MethAcrylate (PMMA) with the purpose of optimizing the soliton self-frequency shift (SSFS). We provide the optimal waist diameter and initial soliton energy required to maximize the wavelength shifting from a wavelength of 2.29 um through a 20 cm long microwire. In light of the dynamics of a fundamental soliton, we provide the optimal uniform and nonuniform microwires that maximizes the soliton frequency-shift. Finally, we propose an approach to avoid the dispersive waves emission by which the soliton energy density maintain at the output of the system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 August 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8007, Photonics North 2011, 80070D (31 August 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.905485
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A. M. Al-kadry, McGill Univ. (Canada)
M. Rochette, McGill Univ. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8007:
Photonics North 2011
Raman Kashyap; Michel Têtu; Rafael N. Kleiman, Editor(s)

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