Compact supercontinuum generation and four-wave mixing in PCF with 10 ns laser pulses

W J Wadsworth, N Y JoIy, F Biancalana, J C Knight, T A Birks, P St J Russell

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Abstract

We report broad flat supercontinuum, 500-1750+ nm, using a kHz train of nanosecond Q-switched microchip laser pulses at 1064 nm or 1047 nm. The same systems exhibit strong parametric generation of FWM peaks, e.g. at 732/1945 nm or 895/1315 nm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages2 pp. vol.2
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventLasers and Electro-Optics, 2004. (CLEO). Conference on -
Duration: 1 Jan 2004 → …

Conference

ConferenceLasers and Electro-Optics, 2004. (CLEO). Conference on
Period1/01/04 → …

Keywords

  • optical pulse generation
  • compact supercontinuum generation
  • microchip lasers
  • photonic crystal fiber
  • Q-switching
  • microchip laser pulses
  • 1315 nm
  • nanosecond laser pulses
  • four-wave mixing
  • 1945 nm
  • 1064 nm
  • broad flat supercontinuum
  • 732 nm
  • 895 nm
  • strong parametric generation
  • supercontinuum generation
  • Q-switched laser pulses
  • 1047 nm
  • optical fibres
  • photonic crystals
  • multiwave mixing

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