Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel

Matthew D Rollings, Michael D W Grogan, L M Xiao, Richard England, Timothy A Birks, William J Wadsworth

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Abstract

We demonstrate spectral broadening in tapered optical fibres embedded in silica aerogel. The aerogel provides protection to the taper without noticeably affecting the refractive and dispersive properties or power handling.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Print)9781557528902
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010, May 16, 2010 - May 21, 2010 - San Jose, CA, USA United States
Duration: 1 Jan 2010 → …

Conference

ConferenceLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010, May 16, 2010 - May 21, 2010
CountryUSA United States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period1/01/10 → …

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    Rollings, M. D., Grogan, M. D. W., Xiao, L. M., England, R., Birks, T. A., & Wadsworth, W. J. (2010). Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 Association for Computing Machinery.