Multi-watt supercontinuum generation from 0.3 to 2.4 μm in PCF tapers

J. C. Travers, A. B. Rulkov, S. V. Popov, J. R. Taylor, A. Kudlinski, A. K. George, J. C. Knight

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Abstract

Supercontinua spanning 320-2400nm have been generated in long photonic-crystal-fiber tapers. Total average powers of over 3.5W and spectral-power-densities in the blue of over 5mW/nm are demonstrated. Use as a broadly-tunable pulse source is proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 2008
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, USA United States
Duration: 6 May 20076 May 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
CountryUSA United States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/05/076/05/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

Cite this

Travers, J. C., Rulkov, A. B., Popov, S. V., Taylor, J. R., Kudlinski, A., George, A. K., & Knight, J. C. (2008). Multi-watt supercontinuum generation from 0.3 to 2.4 μm in PCF tapers. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 [JTuB2] (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1109/QELS.2007.4431336