Graded Index Chalcogenide Fibers with Nanostructured Core

Marcello Meneghetti, Xavier Forestier, Christian Rosenberg Petersen, Rafał Kasztelanic, Mariusz Klimczak, Ole Bang, Ryszard Buczyński, Johann Troles*

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Abstract

Fabrication of graded index (GRIN) fibers was for a long time limited to ion‐exchange, modified chemical vapour deposition (MCVD) or other deposition techniques. Recently, the nanostructuring of an all‐solid core in fibers has proven to be a versatile and low cost alternative for the production of gradient index optical fibers. In this work, high purity chalcogenide glasses in the Ge‐As‐Se glass system, synthesized in‐house, were used for stacking and drawing chalcogenide nanostructured GRIN fibers designed using the Maxwell‐Garnett effective medium theory, simulated annealing and genetic algorithms. The successful generation of a supercontinuum spanning the mid‐infrared from 3 µm to 6 µm, pumping at a central wavelength of 4 µm using an Optical Parametric Oscillator with femtoseconds pulses, is also reported.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2000091
JournalAdvanced Photonics Research
Number of pages13
ISSN2699-9293
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2021

Keywords

  • Chalcogenide glasses
  • Graded index fibers
  • Infrared optics
  • Supercontinuum

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