Abstract

Enhancement of nonlinear optical interactions in the core of a photonic-crystal fiber allows several χ(3) processes to be simultaneously observed in the field of unamplified 30-fs pulses of a Cr:forsterite laser. Subnanojoule fundamental-radiation pulses of this laser experience spectral broadening arising from self-phase modulation and generate the third harmonic at 410–420 nm. Third-harmonic pulses also appear spectrally broadened at the output of the fiber as a result of the cross-phase-modulation effect. This catalog of enhanced χ(3) processes observed in photonic-crystal fibers opens the way for using such fibers for frequency conversion of low-energy femtosecond pulses with simultaneous chirp control and subsequent pulse compression.

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V. Shcheslavskiy, V. V. Yakovlev, and A. A. Ivanov, “High-energy self-starting femtosecond Cr4+:Mg2SiO4 oscillator operating at a low repetition rate,” Opt. Lett. 26, 1952–1954 (2001).

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A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

2000 (16)

J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Visible continuum generation in air–silica microstructure optical fibers with anomalous dispersion at 800 nm,” Opt. Lett. 25, 25–27 (2000).

J. Broeng, S. E. Barkou, T. Søndergaard, and A. Bjarklev, “Analysis of air-guiding photonic bandgap fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 96–98 (2000).

T. M. Monro, P. J. Bennett, N. G. R. Broderick, and D. J. Richardson, “Holey fibers with random cladding distributions,” Opt. Lett. 25, 206–208 (2000).

J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Optical properties of high-delta air–silica microstructure optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 796–798 (2000).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

H. Z. Hu, K. Sh. Zhong, D. Q. Tang, and Zh. X. Lu, “Theoretical analysis of Cherenkov frequency-doubling in a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 174, 105–118 (2000).

F. Brechet, J. Marcou, D. Pagnoux, and P. Roy, “Complete analysis of the characteristics of propagation into photonic crystal fibers by the finite element method,” Opt. Fiber Technol.: Mater., Devices Syst. 6, 181–191 (2000).

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, P. Andrés, and M. V. Andrés, “Vector description of higher-order modes in photonic crystal fibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1333–1340 (2000).

T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 1415–1417 (2000).

T. M. Monro, D. J. Richardson, N. G. R. Broderick, and P. J. Bennet, “Modeling large air fraction holey optical fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 18, 50–56 (2000).

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “An all-solid-state sub-40-fs self-starting Cr4+:forsterite laser broadly tunable within therapeutic-window range for high-resolution coherence-domain and nonlinear-optical biomedical applications,” Laser Phys. 10, 796–799 (2000).

A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers,” Phys. Usp. 170, 1203–1220 (2000).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, L. A. Mel’nikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Spectral broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in fibers with a photonic-crystal cladding,” JETP Lett. 71, 281–285 (2000).

1999 (8)

Th. Udem, J. Reichert, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Absolute optical frequency measurement of the cesium D1 line with a mode-locked laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3568–3571 (1999).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Photonic crystals as optical fibres—physics and applications,” Opt. Mater. 11, 143–151 (1999).

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

A. M. Zheltikov, N. I. Koroteev, and A. N. Naumov, “Self- and cross-phase modulation accompanying third-harmonic generation in a hollow waveguide,” JETP 88, 857–867 (1999).

T. M. Monro, D. J. Richardson, N. G. R. Broderick, and P. J. Bennett, “Holey optical fibers: an efficient modal model,” J. Lightwave Technol. 17, 1093–1102 (1999).

C. G. Durfee III, S. Backus, H. C. Kapteyn, and M. M. Murnane, “Intense 8-fs pulse generation in the deep ultraviolet,” Opt. Lett. 24, 697–699 (1999).

N. G. R. Broderick, T. M. Monro, P. J. Bennett, and D. J. Richardson, “Nonlinearity in holey optical fibers: measurement and future opportunities,” Opt. Lett. 24, 1395–1397 (1999).

R. Ramponi, M. Marangoni, R. Osellame, and V. Russo, “Nonconventional characterization of single-mode planar proton-exchanged LiNbO3 waveguides by Cerenkov second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 159, 37–42 (1999).

1998 (4)

R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, and V. Russo, “Near-infrared refractometry of liquids by means of waveguide Čerenkov second-harmonic generation,” Appl. Opt. 37, 1–6 (1998).

N. I. Koroteev and A. M. Zheltikov, “Chirp control in third-harmonic generation due to cross-phase modulation,” Appl. Phys. B 67, 53–57 (1998).

J. C. Knight, J. Broeng, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).

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1996 (2)

1987 (1)

1970 (1)

P. K. Tien, R. Ultich, and R. Martin, “Optical second-harmonic generation in form of coherent Cerenkov radia-tion from a thin-film waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 17, 447–450 (1970).

Akimov, D. A.

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Alfimov, M. V.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “An all-solid-state sub-40-fs self-starting Cr4+:forsterite laser broadly tunable within therapeutic-window range for high-resolution coherence-domain and nonlinear-optical biomedical applications,” Laser Phys. 10, 796–799 (2000).

Allan, D. C.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

Andrés, M. V.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, P. Andrés, and M. V. Andrés, “Vector description of higher-order modes in photonic crystal fibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1333–1340 (2000).

Andrés, P.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, P. Andrés, and M. V. Andrés, “Vector description of higher-order modes in photonic crystal fibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1333–1340 (2000).

Atkin, D. M.

Backus, S.

Bagayev, S. N.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

Barkou, S. E.

Beloglazov, V. I.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

Bennet, P. J.

Bennett, P. J.

Bertolotti, M.

Bilinsky, I. P.

Birks, T. A.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 1415–1417 (2000).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Photonic crystals as optical fibres—physics and applications,” Opt. Mater. 11, 143–151 (1999).

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).

J. C. Knight, J. Broeng, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).

T. A. Birks, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Endlessly single-mode photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 22, 961–963 (1997).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, and D. M. Atkin, “All-silica single-mode optical fiber with photonic crystal cladding,” Opt. Lett. 21, 1547–1549 (1996).

Bjarklev, A.

Bloemer, M. J.

Botten, L. C.

Bouma, B. E.

Bowden, C. M.

Brechet, F.

F. Brechet, J. Marcou, D. Pagnoux, and P. Roy, “Complete analysis of the characteristics of propagation into photonic crystal fibers by the finite element method,” Opt. Fiber Technol.: Mater., Devices Syst. 6, 181–191 (2000).

Broderick, N. G. R.

Broeng, J.

J. Broeng, S. E. Barkou, T. Søndergaard, and A. Bjarklev, “Analysis of air-guiding photonic bandgap fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 96–98 (2000).

J. C. Knight, J. Broeng, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).

Chepurov, S. V.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Chorvat, D.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Chorvat Jr., D.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Cregan, R. F.

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Photonic crystals as optical fibres—physics and applications,” Opt. Mater. 11, 143–151 (1999).

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).

Cundi, S. T.

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

Cundiff, S. T.

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

De Sandro, J.-P.

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Photonic crystals as optical fibres—physics and applications,” Opt. Mater. 11, 143–151 (1999).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).

Diddams, S. A.

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

Dmitriyev, A. K.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Ducasse, A.

Durfee III, C. G.

Dychkov, A. S.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Fedotov, A. B.

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Enhanced spectral broadening of short laser pulses in high-numerical-aperture holey fibers,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 181–184 (2001).

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, L. A. Mel’nikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Spectral broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in fibers with a photonic-crystal cladding,” JETP Lett. 71, 281–285 (2000).

Ferrando, A.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, P. Andrés, and M. V. Andrés, “Vector description of higher-order modes in photonic crystal fibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1333–1340 (2000).

Freysz, E.

Fujimoto, J. G.

Golubovic, B.

Hache, F.

Hall, J. L.

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

Hänsch, T. W.

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

Th. Udem, J. Reichert, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Absolute optical frequency measurement of the cesium D1 line with a mode-locked laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3568–3571 (1999).

Haus, J. W.

Holzwarth, R.

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

Th. Udem, J. Reichert, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Absolute optical frequency measurement of the cesium D1 line with a mode-locked laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3568–3571 (1999).

Hu, H. Z.

H. Z. Hu, K. Sh. Zhong, D. Q. Tang, and Zh. X. Lu, “Theoretical analysis of Cherenkov frequency-doubling in a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 174, 105–118 (2000).

Ivanov, A.

Ivanov, A. A.

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

V. Shcheslavskiy, V. V. Yakovlev, and A. A. Ivanov, “High-energy self-starting femtosecond Cr4+:Mg2SiO4 oscillator operating at a low repetition rate,” Opt. Lett. 26, 1952–1954 (2001).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “An all-solid-state sub-40-fs self-starting Cr4+:forsterite laser broadly tunable within therapeutic-window range for high-resolution coherence-domain and nonlinear-optical biomedical applications,” Laser Phys. 10, 796–799 (2000).

Jones, D. J.

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

Kapteyn, H. C.

Kirillov, B. A.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

Klementyev, V. M.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Knight, J. C.

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Photonic crystals as optical fibres—physics and applications,” Opt. Mater. 11, 143–151 (1999).

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).

J. C. Knight, J. Broeng, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).

T. A. Birks, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Endlessly single-mode photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 22, 961–963 (1997).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, and D. M. Atkin, “All-silica single-mode optical fiber with photonic crystal cladding,” Opt. Lett. 21, 1547–1549 (1996).

Kolevatova, O. A.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Kolker, D. B.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Koroteev, N. I.

A. M. Zheltikov, N. I. Koroteev, and A. N. Naumov, “Self- and cross-phase modulation accompanying third-harmonic generation in a hollow waveguide,” JETP 88, 857–867 (1999).

N. I. Koroteev and A. M. Zheltikov, “Chirp control in third-harmonic generation due to cross-phase modulation,” Appl. Phys. B 67, 53–57 (1998).

Kuznetsov, S. A.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Lu, Zh. X.

H. Z. Hu, K. Sh. Zhong, D. Q. Tang, and Zh. X. Lu, “Theoretical analysis of Cherenkov frequency-doubling in a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 174, 105–118 (2000).

Magnitskii, S. A.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

Makarov, V. A.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Maleck Rassoul, R.

Mangan, B. J.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

Marangoni, M.

D. Pezzetta, C. Sibilia, R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, M. Bertolotti, J. W. Haus, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “Enhanced Čerenkov second-harmonic generation in planar nonlinear waveguide reproducing a one-dimensional photonic bandgap,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2102–2110 (2002).

R. Ramponi, M. Marangoni, R. Osellame, and V. Russo, “Nonconventional characterization of single-mode planar proton-exchanged LiNbO3 waveguides by Cerenkov second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 159, 37–42 (1999).

R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, and V. Russo, “Near-infrared refractometry of liquids by means of waveguide Čerenkov second-harmonic generation,” Appl. Opt. 37, 1–6 (1998).

Marcou, J.

F. Brechet, J. Marcou, D. Pagnoux, and P. Roy, “Complete analysis of the characteristics of propagation into photonic crystal fibers by the finite element method,” Opt. Fiber Technol.: Mater., Devices Syst. 6, 181–191 (2000).

Martijn de Sterke, C.

Martin, R.

P. K. Tien, R. Ultich, and R. Martin, “Optical second-harmonic generation in form of coherent Cerenkov radia-tion from a thin-film waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 17, 447–450 (1970).

Matyugin, Yu. A.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

McPhedran, R. C.

Mel’nikov, L. A.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, L. A. Mel’nikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Spectral broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in fibers with a photonic-crystal cladding,” JETP Lett. 71, 281–285 (2000).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

Miret, J. J.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, P. Andrés, and M. V. Andrés, “Vector description of higher-order modes in photonic crystal fibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1333–1340 (2000).

Monro, T. M.

Murnane, M. M.

Naumov, A. N.

A. N. Naumov and A. M. Zheltikov, “Asymmetric spectral broadening and temporal evolution of cross-phase-modulated third harmonic pulses,” Opt. Express 10, 122–127 (2002).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

A. M. Zheltikov, N. I. Koroteev, and A. N. Naumov, “Self- and cross-phase modulation accompanying third-harmonic generation in a hollow waveguide,” JETP 88, 857–867 (1999).

Okhapkin, M. V.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Osellame, R.

D. Pezzetta, C. Sibilia, R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, M. Bertolotti, J. W. Haus, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “Enhanced Čerenkov second-harmonic generation in planar nonlinear waveguide reproducing a one-dimensional photonic bandgap,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2102–2110 (2002).

R. Ramponi, M. Marangoni, R. Osellame, and V. Russo, “Nonconventional characterization of single-mode planar proton-exchanged LiNbO3 waveguides by Cerenkov second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 159, 37–42 (1999).

R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, and V. Russo, “Near-infrared refractometry of liquids by means of waveguide Čerenkov second-harmonic generation,” Appl. Opt. 37, 1–6 (1998).

Pagnoux, D.

F. Brechet, J. Marcou, D. Pagnoux, and P. Roy, “Complete analysis of the characteristics of propagation into photonic crystal fibers by the finite element method,” Opt. Fiber Technol.: Mater., Devices Syst. 6, 181–191 (2000).

Pezzetta, D.

Pivtsov, V. S.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

Podshivalov, A. A.

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Ramponi, R.

D. Pezzetta, C. Sibilia, R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, M. Bertolotti, J. W. Haus, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “Enhanced Čerenkov second-harmonic generation in planar nonlinear waveguide reproducing a one-dimensional photonic bandgap,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2102–2110 (2002).

R. Ramponi, M. Marangoni, R. Osellame, and V. Russo, “Nonconventional characterization of single-mode planar proton-exchanged LiNbO3 waveguides by Cerenkov second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 159, 37–42 (1999).

R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, and V. Russo, “Near-infrared refractometry of liquids by means of waveguide Čerenkov second-harmonic generation,” Appl. Opt. 37, 1–6 (1998).

Ranka, J. K.

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Optical properties of high-delta air–silica microstructure optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 796–798 (2000).

J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Visible continuum generation in air–silica microstructure optical fibers with anomalous dispersion at 800 nm,” Opt. Lett. 25, 25–27 (2000).

Reichert, J.

Th. Udem, J. Reichert, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Absolute optical frequency measurement of the cesium D1 line with a mode-locked laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3568–3571 (1999).

Richardson, D. J.

Roberts, P. J.

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

Robinson, W. C.

Roy, P.

F. Brechet, J. Marcou, D. Pagnoux, and P. Roy, “Complete analysis of the characteristics of propagation into photonic crystal fibers by the finite element method,” Opt. Fiber Technol.: Mater., Devices Syst. 6, 181–191 (2000).

Russell, P. St. J.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 1415–1417 (2000).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Photonic crystals as optical fibres—physics and applications,” Opt. Mater. 11, 143–151 (1999).

R. F. Cregan, B. J. Mangan, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and D. C. Allan, “Single-mode photonic guidance of light in air,” Science 285, 1537–1539 (1999).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).

J. C. Knight, J. Broeng, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).

T. A. Birks, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Endlessly single-mode photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 22, 961–963 (1997).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, and D. M. Atkin, “All-silica single-mode optical fiber with photonic crystal cladding,” Opt. Lett. 21, 1547–1549 (1996).

Russo, V.

R. Ramponi, M. Marangoni, R. Osellame, and V. Russo, “Nonconventional characterization of single-mode planar proton-exchanged LiNbO3 waveguides by Cerenkov second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 159, 37–42 (1999).

R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, M. Marangoni, and V. Russo, “Near-infrared refractometry of liquids by means of waveguide Čerenkov second-harmonic generation,” Appl. Opt. 37, 1–6 (1998).

Sanford, N. A.

Scalora, M.

Shcheslavskiy, V.

Sibilia, C.

Sidorov-Biryukov, D. A.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Silvestre, E.

A. Ferrando, E. Silvestre, J. J. Miret, P. Andrés, and M. V. Andrés, “Vector description of higher-order modes in photonic crystal fibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 1333–1340 (2000).

Skibina, N. B.

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

Skibina, Yu. S.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Skvortsov, M. N.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Smith, G. H.

Søndergaard, T.

Stentz, A.

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

Stentz, A. J.

Syrchin, M. S.

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

Tang, D. Q.

H. Z. Hu, K. Sh. Zhong, D. Q. Tang, and Zh. X. Lu, “Theoretical analysis of Cherenkov frequency-doubling in a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 174, 105–118 (2000).

Tarasevitch, A. P.

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Enhanced spectral broadening of short laser pulses in high-numerical-aperture holey fibers,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 181–184 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, L. A. Mel’nikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Spectral broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in fibers with a photonic-crystal cladding,” JETP Lett. 71, 281–285 (2000).

Tarasishin, A. V.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

Tearney, G. J.

Tien, P. K.

P. K. Tien, R. Ultich, and R. Martin, “Optical second-harmonic generation in form of coherent Cerenkov radia-tion from a thin-film waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 17, 447–450 (1970).

Udem, T.

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

Udem, Th.

Th. Udem, J. Reichert, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Absolute optical frequency measurement of the cesium D1 line with a mode-locked laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3568–3571 (1999).

Ultich, R.

P. K. Tien, R. Ultich, and R. Martin, “Optical second-harmonic generation in form of coherent Cerenkov radia-tion from a thin-film waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 17, 447–450 (1970).

Vlasova, E. A.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

von der Linde, D.

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Enhanced spectral broadening of short laser pulses in high-numerical-aperture holey fibers,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 181–184 (2001).

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, L. A. Mel’nikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Spectral broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in fibers with a photonic-crystal cladding,” JETP Lett. 71, 281–285 (2000).

Wadsworth, W. J.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 1415–1417 (2000).

White, T. P.

Windeler, R. S.

J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Visible continuum generation in air–silica microstructure optical fibers with anomalous dispersion at 800 nm,” Opt. Lett. 25, 25–27 (2000).

J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Optical properties of high-delta air–silica microstructure optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 796–798 (2000).

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundi, “Carrier-envelope phase control of femtosecond mode-locked lasers and direct optical frequency synthesis,” Science 288, 635–639 (2000).

Yakovlev, V. V.

Ye, J.

S. A. Diddams, D. J. Jones, J. Ye, S. T. Cundiff, J. L. Hall, J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, and T. W. Hänsch, “Direct link between microwave and optical frequencies with a 300 THz femtosecond laser comb,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5102–5105 (2000).

Zakharyash, V. F.

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

Zheltikov, A. M.

A. N. Naumov and A. M. Zheltikov, “Asymmetric spectral broadening and temporal evolution of cross-phase-modulated third harmonic pulses,” Opt. Express 10, 122–127 (2002).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Enhanced spectral broadening of short laser pulses in high-numerical-aperture holey fibers,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 181–184 (2001).

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers,” Phys. Usp. 170, 1203–1220 (2000).

M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “An all-solid-state sub-40-fs self-starting Cr4+:forsterite laser broadly tunable within therapeutic-window range for high-resolution coherence-domain and nonlinear-optical biomedical applications,” Laser Phys. 10, 796–799 (2000).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, L. A. Mel’nikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Spectral broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in fibers with a photonic-crystal cladding,” JETP Lett. 71, 281–285 (2000).

A. M. Zheltikov, N. I. Koroteev, and A. N. Naumov, “Self- and cross-phase modulation accompanying third-harmonic generation in a hollow waveguide,” JETP 88, 857–867 (1999).

N. I. Koroteev and A. M. Zheltikov, “Chirp control in third-harmonic generation due to cross-phase modulation,” Appl. Phys. B 67, 53–57 (1998).

Zhong, K. Sh.

H. Z. Hu, K. Sh. Zhong, D. Q. Tang, and Zh. X. Lu, “Theoretical analysis of Cherenkov frequency-doubling in a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 174, 105–118 (2000).

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N. I. Koroteev and A. M. Zheltikov, “Chirp control in third-harmonic generation due to cross-phase modulation,” Appl. Phys. B 67, 53–57 (1998).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Enhanced spectral broadening of short laser pulses in high-numerical-aperture holey fibers,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 181–184 (2001).

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J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Large mode area photonic crystal fibre,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1347–1348 (1998).

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A. M. Zheltikov, N. I. Koroteev, and A. N. Naumov, “Self- and cross-phase modulation accompanying third-harmonic generation in a hollow waveguide,” JETP 88, 857–867 (1999).

A. M. Zheltikov, M. V. Alfimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Ivanov, M. S. Syrchin, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Controlled light localization and nonlinear-optical interactions of ultrashort laser pulses in micro- and nanostructured fibers with a tunable photonic band gap,” JETP 93, 499–509 (2001).

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M. V. Alfimov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, V. I. Beloglazov, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, A. V. Tarasishin, A. B. Fedotov, L. A. Mel’nikov, and N. B. Skibina, “Photonic-crystal fibers with a photonic band gap tunable within the range of 930–1030 nm,” JETP Lett. 71, 489–492 (2000).

A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, L. A. Mel’nikov, A. P. Tarasevitch, and D. von der Linde, “Spectral broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in fibers with a photonic-crystal cladding,” JETP Lett. 71, 281–285 (2000).

D. A. Akimov, A. B. Fedotov, A. A. Podshivalov, A. M. Zheltikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, S. N. Bagayev, V. S. Pivtsov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Spectral superbroadening of subnanojoule Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser pulses in a tapered fiber,” JETP Lett. 74, 460–463 (2001).

Laser Phys. (3)

S. N. Bagayev, A. K. Dmitriyev, S. V. Chepurov, A. S. Dychkov, V. M. Klementyev, D. B. Kolker, S. A. Kuznetsov, Yu. A. Matyugin, M. V. Okhapkin, V. S. Pivtsov, M. N. Skvortsov, V. F. Zakharyash, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Femtosecond frequency combs stabilized with a He–Ne/CH4 laser: toward a femtosecond optical clock,” Laser Phys. 11, 1270–1282 (2001).

A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “An all-solid-state sub-40-fs self-starting Cr4+:forsterite laser broadly tunable within therapeutic-window range for high-resolution coherence-domain and nonlinear-optical biomedical applications,” Laser Phys. 10, 796–799 (2000).

A. B. Fedotov, M. V. Alfimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. V. Tarasishin, V. I. Beloglazov, A. P. Tarasevitch, D. von der Linde, B. A. Kirillov, S. A. Magnitskii, D. Chorvat, D. Chorvat Jr., A. N. Naumov, E. A. Vlasova, D. A. Sidorov-Biryukov, A. A. Podshivalov, O. A. Kolevatova, L. A. Mel’nikov, D. A. Akimov, V. A. Makarov, Yu. S. Skibina, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers with 0.4–32-μm-lattice-constant photonic band-gap cladding: fabrication, characterization, and nonlinear-optical measurements,” Laser Phys. 11, 138–145 (2001).

Opt. Commun. (2)

R. Ramponi, M. Marangoni, R. Osellame, and V. Russo, “Nonconventional characterization of single-mode planar proton-exchanged LiNbO3 waveguides by Cerenkov second harmonic generation,” Opt. Commun. 159, 37–42 (1999).

H. Z. Hu, K. Sh. Zhong, D. Q. Tang, and Zh. X. Lu, “Theoretical analysis of Cherenkov frequency-doubling in a periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 174, 105–118 (2000).

Opt. Express (2)

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B. E. Bouma, G. J. Tearney, I. P. Bilinsky, B. Golubovic, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Self-phase-modulated Kerr-lens mode-locked Cr:forsterite laser source for optical coherence tomography,” Opt. Lett. 21, 1839–1841 (1996).

J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Optical properties of high-delta air–silica microstructure optical fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 796–798 (2000).

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J. K. Ranka, R. S. Windeler, and A. J. Stentz, “Visible continuum generation in air–silica microstructure optical fibers with anomalous dispersion at 800 nm,” Opt. Lett. 25, 25–27 (2000).

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, and D. M. Atkin, “All-silica single-mode optical fiber with photonic crystal cladding,” Opt. Lett. 21, 1547–1549 (1996).

T. A. Birks, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Endlessly single-mode photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 22, 961–963 (1997).

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Opt. Mater. (1)

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, R. F. Cregan, P. St. J. Russell, and J.-P. De Sandro, “Photonic crystals as optical fibres—physics and applications,” Opt. Mater. 11, 143–151 (1999).

Phys. Rev. Lett. (3)

R. Holzwarth, T. Udem, T. W. Hänsch, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, “Optical frequency synthesizer for precision spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2264–2267 (2000).

Th. Udem, J. Reichert, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Absolute optical frequency measurement of the cesium D1 line with a mode-locked laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3568–3571 (1999).

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Phys. Usp. (1)

A. M. Zheltikov, “Holey fibers,” Phys. Usp. 170, 1203–1220 (2000).

Science (3)

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