Abstract

One of the requirements for generating a low noise supercontinuum (SC) in a normal dispersion fiber using a femtosecond (fs) pump is to have the minimum absolute dispersion wavelength to be close to zero in order to avoid parametric Raman noise [1]. SC generation in all-normal dispersion fibers can under certain requirements provide a highly coherent spectrum [2, 3], which is of key importance to a large range of imaging and spectroscopy applications. Key requirements to avoid Raman noise and noise from polarization mode instability (PMI) is to have a sufficiently low peak power (P0), short pulse length (T0), short fiber length, and high fiber birefringence [4].

© 2019 IEEE

PDF Article

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription