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Wavelength dependence of induced nonlinear effects in photonic crystal fibre

Stormont, B. and Kemp, A. and Mazilu, M. and Brown, C.T.A. and Wadsworth, W.J. and Knight, J.C. and Russell, P.S.J. and Sibbett, W. (2003) Wavelength dependence of induced nonlinear effects in photonic crystal fibre. In: Summaries of Papers Presented at Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2002. CLEO '02. Technical Digest. IEEE, p. 489. ISBN 1-55752-706-7

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Abstract

Summary form only given. In this paper, we report a systematic study of spectral effects at various wavelengths relative to the zero group velocity dispersion (GVD) point in the fibre. The fibres used in our experiments had core diameters of 1.6 /spl mu/m and 2.5 /spl mu/m corresponding to a zero GVD point at 680 nm and 790 nm, respectively. Light from a 10 fs Ti:sapphire laser, centred on 800 nm, was coupled into both of these fibres and the smaller core fibre produced a spectrum corresponding to a four-wave mixing peak in the visible portion of the spectrum and a soliton self-frequency-shifted spectral feature in the near infra-red. The larger core fibre produced an almost continuous spectrum.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 5328
Keywords: infrared spectra, optical fibre dispersion, optical solitons photonic crystals, optics, photonics, laser physics, Optics. Light
Subjects: Science > Physics > Optics. Light
Department: Faculty of Science > Institute of Photonics
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    Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2008
    Last modified: 09 May 2014 05:19
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/5328

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