Abstract

A photonic-crystal fiber (PCF) is used to demonstrate a fiber-optic format of efficient third-harmonic generation through a 3ω=2ω+2ωω parametric four-wave mixing, involving 1.24μm radiation of a femtosecond Cr:forsterite laser (ω) and its second-harmonic output (2ω). The frequency of the 3ω fiber output is tuned within the range of wavelengths from 407to433nm by changing the peak power of the 1.24μm input laser pulses through cross-phase-modulation-induced instability. The 3ω field is shown to play a significant role in supercontinuum generation in a PCF, substantially enhancing the short-wavelength part of the supercontinuum spectrum.

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A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (3)

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

S. Konorov, A. Ivanov, D. Ivanov, M. Alfimov, and A. Zheltikov, "Ultrafast photonic-crystal fiber light flash for streak-camera fluorescence measurements," Opt. Express 13, 5682-5687 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. M. Zheltikov, "Third-harmonic generation with no signal at 3ω," Phys. Rev. A 72, 043812 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2003 (7)

P. St. J. Russell, "Photonic crystal fibers," Science 299, 358-362 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

W. H. Reeves, D. V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J. C. Knight, P. St. J. Russell, F. G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A. J. Taylor, "Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres," Nature 424, 511-515 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, A. J. Taylor, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, "Polarization dependent harmonic generation in microstructured fibers," Opt. Express 11, 61-67 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Efimov, A. J. Taylor, F. G. Omenetto, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, "Nonlinear generation of very high-order UV modes in microstructured fibers," Opt. Express 11, 910-918 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K. V. Dukel'skii, V. S. Shevandin, and Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, "Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher-order modes of a microstructure fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 1948-1950 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. D. Harvey, R. Leonhardt, S. Coen, G. K. L. Wong, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, "Scalar modulation instability in the normal dispersion regime by use of a photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 2225-2227 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

2001 (1)

2000 (3)

1988 (1)

A. H. Zewail, "Laser femtochemistry," Science 242, 1645-1653 (1988).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Agrawal, G. P.

G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics (Academic, 2001).

Akimov, D. A.

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K. V. Dukel'skii, V. S. Shevandin, and Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, "Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher-order modes of a microstructure fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 1948-1950 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Alfimov, M.

Alfimov, M. V.

A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Arriaga, J.

Beloglazov, V. I.

Bennet, P. J.

Biancalana, F.

W. H. Reeves, D. V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J. C. Knight, P. St. J. Russell, F. G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A. J. Taylor, "Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres," Nature 424, 511-515 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Birks, T. A.

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Broderick, N. G. R.

Bugar, I.

A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Chorvat, D.

A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Coen, S.

Dukel'skii, K. V.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K. V. Dukel'skii, V. S. Shevandin, and Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, "Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher-order modes of a microstructure fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 1948-1950 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Efimov, A.

Fedotov, A. B.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. N. Naumov, A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, V. V. Yakovlev, L. A. Mel'nikov, V. I. Beloglazov, N. B. Skibina, and A. V. Shcherbakov, "Enhanced χ(3) interactions of unamplified femtosecond Cr:forsterite laser pulses in photonic-crystal fibers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2183-2191 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Harvey, J. D.

Ivanov, A.

Ivanov, A. A.

A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ivanov, D.

Khokhlov, A. V.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kiefer, W.

Knight, J. C.

Kolevatova, O. A.

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Kondrat'ev, Yu. N.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K. V. Dukel'skii, V. S. Shevandin, and Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, "Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher-order modes of a microstructure fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 1948-1950 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Konorov, S.

Konorov, S. O.

A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Leonhardt, R.

Lorenc, D.

A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Maksimenka, R.

Mel'nikov, L. A.

Mitrokhin, V. P.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Monro, T. M.

Moores, M. D.

Naumov, A. N.

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

A. N. Naumov, A. B. Fedotov, A. M. Zheltikov, V. V. Yakovlev, L. A. Mel'nikov, V. I. Beloglazov, N. B. Skibina, and A. V. Shcherbakov, "Enhanced χ(3) interactions of unamplified femtosecond Cr:forsterite laser pulses in photonic-crystal fibers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2183-2191 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Omenetto, F. G.

Podshivalov, A. A.

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ranka, J. K.

Reeves, W. H.

W. H. Reeves, D. V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J. C. Knight, P. St. J. Russell, F. G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A. J. Taylor, "Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres," Nature 424, 511-515 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Richardson, D. J.

Russell, P. S. J.

Russell, P. St. J.

F. G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, A. J. Taylor, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, "Polarization dependent harmonic generation in microstructured fibers," Opt. Express 11, 61-67 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. St. J. Russell, "Photonic crystal fibers," Science 299, 358-362 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

W. H. Reeves, D. V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J. C. Knight, P. St. J. Russell, F. G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A. J. Taylor, "Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres," Nature 424, 511-515 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. A. Akimov, A. A. Ivanov, A. N. Naumov, O. A. Kolevatova, M. V. Alfimov, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, A. A. Podshivalov, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Generation of a spectrally asymmetric third harmonic with unamplified 30-fs Cr:forsterite laser pulses in a tapered fiber," Appl. Phys. B 76, 515-519 (2003).
[CrossRef]

A. Efimov, A. J. Taylor, F. G. Omenetto, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, "Nonlinear generation of very high-order UV modes in microstructured fibers," Opt. Express 11, 910-918 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. D. Harvey, R. Leonhardt, S. Coen, G. K. L. Wong, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, "Scalar modulation instability in the normal dispersion regime by use of a photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 2225-2227 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Scalora, M.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Schmitt, M.

Serebryannikov, E. E.

A. A. Ivanov, D. Lorenc, I. Bugar, F. Uherek, E. E. Serebryannikov, S. O. Konorov, M. V. Alfimov, D. Chorvat, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Multimode anharmonic third-order harmonic generation in a photonic-crystal fiber," Phys. Rev. E 73, 016610 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K. V. Dukel'skii, V. S. Shevandin, and Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, "Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher-order modes of a microstructure fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 1948-1950 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Shcherbakov, A. V.

Shen, Y. R.

Y. R. Shen, The Principles of Nonlinear Optics (Wiley, 1984).

Shevandin, V. S.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K. V. Dukel'skii, V. S. Shevandin, and Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, "Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher-order modes of a microstructure fiber," Opt. Lett. 28, 1948-1950 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sidovov-Biryukov, D. A.

A. B. Fedotov, S. O. Konorov, E. E. Serebryannikov, D. A. Sidovov-BiryukovV. P. Mitrokhin, K. V. Dukel'skiiA. V. Khokhlov, V. S. Shevandin, Yu. N. Kondrat'ev, M. Scalora, and A. M. Zheltikov, "Assorted non-linear optics in microchanel waveguides of photonic-crystal fibers," Opt. Commun. 255, 218-244 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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Skryabin, D. V.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(1) Group-velocity dispersion of the fundamental mode of the microchannel waveguide of the PCF (shown in the inset) and (2) group-index mismatch δ n g ( λ ) = n g ( λ ) n g ( 1.24 μ m ) calculated as a function of the radiation wavelength λ for the same waveguide mode. Inset 1 displays a scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image of the PCF. The microchannel waveguide is labeled with a circle. Inset 2 shows the propagation-constant mismatch Δ β = β a 2 β p + β s = 0 calculated for the fundamental modes of the pump and Stokes fields interacting with the HE 21 -type mode of the anti-Stokes field in the considered MW as a function of the wavelength λ a of the anti-Stokes field. The pump wavelength is 620 nm .

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Spectra of radiation at the output of a 20 cm PCF. The delay time between the pump and the Stokes pulses at the input of the fiber is (a) 300 fs , (b) 200 fs , (c) 100 fs , and (d) 0. The input peak powers of the pump and Stokes pulses are 6 and 15 kW , respectively. Insets 1 and 2 display the computed field-intensity profile for the HE 21 -type PCF mode and the experimental far-field pattern of the 3 ω beam at the output of the fiber, respectively. Inset 3 shows typical output spectra of a 120 cm PCF pumped by 15 kW second-harmonic pulses of a Cr:forsterite laser (1) in the presence of a 150 kW fundamental-wavelength Stokes pulse and (2) in the absence of the Stokes pulse. The spectrum of the input second-harmonic pump pulse is also shown (3).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Spectra of the third-harmonic output of the 20 cm PCF. The delay time between the pump and the Stokes pulses at the input of the fiber is τ = 0 . The input peak power of the Stokes pulse is (a) 13, (b) 45, and (c) 80 kW . An image of the fiber generating the 3 ω signal is shown in inset 1. Inset 2 shows the spectrum of the pump field transmitted through the same fiber with the input peak power of the Stokes pulse equal to (1) 8, (2) 75, and (3) 140 kW .

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Filled circles show the cross correlation of the third-harmonic signal generated in a 20 cm PCF and 40 fs fundamental-wavelength Cr:forsterite laser pulses. The input peak power of the Stokes pulse at the input of the PCF is 80 kW . The solid curve displays a fit of the experimental cross-correlation trace obtained with an assumption that the third-harmonic field consists of two pulses with Gaussian envelopes, with an amplitude ratio of 1.8 and pulse widths of 70 and 50 fs , separated by a time interval of 160 fs .

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