Influence of Two Photon Absorption on Soliton Self-Frequency Shift

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    The creation of mid-infrared supercontinua necessitates the use of soft-glass fibers. However, some materials, like chalcogenide, have a substantial two photon absorption. We introduce a model for soliton self-frequency shift that successfully includes this effect.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications (NLO)
    Publication date2011
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications - Kauai, HI, United States
    Duration: 17 Jul 201122 Jul 2011


    ConferenceNonlinear Optics
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityKauai, HI
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