Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2010
We report on a means to generate tunable ultrashort optical pulses. We demonstrate that dispersive waves generated by solitons within the small-core features of a photonic crystal fiber cladding can be used to obtain femtosecond pulses tunable over an octave-wide spectral range. The generation process is highly efficient and occurs at the relatively low laser powers available from a simple Ti:sapphire laser oscillator. The described phenomenon is general and will play an important role in other systems where solitons are known to exist.
|Journal||Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)|
Copyright 2010 American Physical Society
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