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Sub-two-cycle soliton self-compression in a tapered tellurite photonic crystal fiber
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Paper Abstract

We design tellurite tapered photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) for broadband mid-infrared supercontinuum (SC) generation in the few-optical-cycle regime. We show that we can move the zero dispersion wavelength (ZDW) beyond 2 μm toward mid-IR wavelength region by tapering tellurite PCFs. We demonstrate the generation of sub-two-cycle soliton selfcompressed pulses from 200 fs to 19.1 fs and show more than one octave-spanning coherent SC, extending from 1675 to 3950 nm, generated in 8 mm-long tapered tellurite PCF with low input pulse energy of 1 nJ at 2.9 μm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8434, Nonlinear Optics and Applications VI, 84340B (15 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922273
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Amine Ben Salem, SUP'COM (Tunisia)
Rim Cherif, SUP'COM (Tunisia)
Mourad Zghal, SUP'COM (Tunisia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8434:
Nonlinear Optics and Applications VI
Benjamin J. Eggleton; Alexander L. Gaeta; Neil G. Broderick, Editor(s)

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