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High-power short-wavelength infrared supercontinuum generation in multimode fluoride fiber

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)A72-A78
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America B
Volume36
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Dec 2018
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Abstract

We demonstrate the generation of octave-spanning supercontinuum generation from 1200 nm to over 2500 nm with 600 mW average power in a short length of multimode fluoride fiber with 100 $m core diameter. We perform a detailed study of the supercontinuum generation process as a function of the pump wavelength and for two different fiber lengths. Beam profile characterization at the fiber output in different wavelength bands is also carried out. Our results open up new possibilities for the generation of high-power supercontinuum sources from the near- to mid-infrared.

Keywords

  • Chalcogenide fibers, Fluoride fibers, Multimode fibers, Power spectral density, Single mode fibers, Thulium doped fiber lasers

Publication forum classification

Field of science, Statistics Finland