High-energy Few-cycle Pulses Directly Generated from Strongly Phase-mismatched Lithium Niobate Crystal

Binbin Zhou, A. Chong, F.W. Wise, Morten Bache

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Abstract

We show that effective soliton compression can be realized in strongly phase-mismatched quadratic media. Sub-15 fs pulses are experimentally generated directly from 10-mm-long bulk lithium niobate crystal by 120-fs input pulses at 1300 nm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO Technical Digest
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2012
PagesQM4E.3
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2012) - San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012
http://www.cleoconference.org/

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2012)
Location San Jose Convention Center
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period06/05/201211/05/2012
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Keywords

  • Pulse compression
  • Ultrafast nonlinear optics
  • Pulse propagation and temporal solitons;
  • Harmonic generation and mixing
  • Nonlinear optics, materials

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