Observation of an octave-spanning supercontinuum in the mid-infrared using ultrafast cascaded nonlinearities

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Abstract

An octave-spanning mid-IR supercontinuum is observed experimentally using ultrafast cascaded nonlinearities in an LiInS2 quadratic nonlinear crystal pumped with 70 fs energetic mid-IR pulses and cut for strongly phase-mismatched second-harmonic generation. ©OSA 2014.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of High Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena
Number of pages3
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2014
Article numberHTu1C.4
ISBN (Print)9781557529954
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventHigh-Intensity Lasers and High-Field Phenomena - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 18 Mar 201420 Mar 2014

Conference

ConferenceHigh-Intensity Lasers and High-Field Phenomena
CountryGermany
CityBerlin
Period18/03/201420/03/2014

Keywords

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Midinfrared
  • Nonlinear crystals
  • Second-harmonic
  • Super continuum
  • Ultra-fast
  • Optical pumping

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