Degenerate four wave mixing in large mode area hybrid photonic crystal fibers

Sidsel Rübner Petersen, Thomas Tanggaard Alkeskjold, Jesper Lægsgaard

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Abstract

Spontaneous degenerate four wave mixing (FWM) is investigated in large mode area hybrid photonic crystal fibers, in which photonic bandgap guidance and index guidance is combined. Calculations show the parametric gain is maximum on the edge of a photonic bandgap, for a large range of pump wavelengths. The FWM products are observed on the edges of a transmission band experimentally, in good agreement with the numerical results. Thereby the bandedges can be used to control the spectral positions of FWM products through a proper fiber design. The parametric gain control combined with a large mode area fiber design potentially allows for power scaling of light at wavelengths not easily accessible with e.g. rare earth ions.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOptics Express
Volume21
Issue number15
Pages (from-to)18111-18124
ISSN1094-4087
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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