Abstract

We demonstrate a simple module for octave spanning continuous-wave supercontinuum generation using standard telecom fiber. This module can accept any high power ytterbium-doped fiber laser as input. The input light is transferred into the anomalous dispersion region of the telecom fiber through a cascade of Raman shifts. A recently proposed Raman laser architecture with distributed feedback efficiently performs these Raman conversions. A spectrum spanning over 1000nm (>1 octave) from 880 to 1900nm is demonstrated. The average power from the supercontinuum is ~34W with a high conversion efficiency of 44%. Input wavelength agility is demonstrated with similar supercontinua over a wide input wavelength range.

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V. R. Supradeepa, Y. Feng, and J. W. Nicholson, “Raman fiber lasers,” J. Opt. 19(2), 023001 (2017).
[Crossref]

2016 (1)

2014 (1)

2012 (1)

B. H. Chapman, S. V. Popov, and R. Taylor, “Continuous Wave Supercontinuum Generation through Pumping in the Normal Dispersion Region for Spectral Flatness,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24(15), 1325 (2012).
[Crossref]

2010 (2)

J. W. Nicholson, M. F. Yan, P. Wisk, J. Fleming, F. DiMarcello, E. Monberg, T. Taunay, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “Raman fiber laser with 81 W output power at 1480 nm,” Opt. Lett. 35(18), 3069–3071 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

2008 (3)

2007 (1)

2006 (2)

2005 (1)

D. V. Skryabin and A. V. Yulin, “Theory of generation of new frequencies by mixing of solitons and dispersive waves in optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 72(1), 016619 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2004 (2)

2000 (1)

1996 (1)

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Abeeluck, A. K.

Ania-Castanon, J. D.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Arun, S.

V. Choudhury, S. Arun, R. Prakash, and V. R. Supradeepa, “High power, equalized, continuous-wave supercontinuum generation using cascaded Raman fiber amplifiers,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), 2017, p. 1.
[Crossref]

Auksorius, E.

Babin, S. A.

S. A. Babin, I. D. Vatnik, A. Yu. Laptev, M. M. Bubnov, and E. M. Dianov, “High-efficiency cascaded Raman fiber laser with random distributed feedback,” Opt. Express 22(21), 24929–24934 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Bubnov, M. M.

Chapman, B. H.

B. H. Chapman, S. V. Popov, and R. Taylor, “Continuous Wave Supercontinuum Generation through Pumping in the Normal Dispersion Region for Spectral Flatness,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24(15), 1325 (2012).
[Crossref]

Chen, Y.

Choudhury, V.

V. Choudhury, S. Arun, R. Prakash, and V. R. Supradeepa, “High power, equalized, continuous-wave supercontinuum generation using cascaded Raman fiber amplifiers,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), 2017, p. 1.
[Crossref]

Churkin, D. V.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Coen, S.

Cumberland, B. A.

de Beule, P. A. A.

de Matos, C.

Dianov, E. M.

DiGiovanni, D. J.

DiMarcello, F.

Dudley, J. M.

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, “Supercontinuum generation in photonic crystal fiber,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 78(4), 1135–1184 (2006).
[Crossref]

Dunsby, C.

El-Taher, A. E.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Feng, Y.

Fleming, J.

French, P. M. W.

Fujimoto, J.

Gapontsev, V.

Genty, G.

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, “Supercontinuum generation in photonic crystal fiber,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 78(4), 1135–1184 (2006).
[Crossref]

Harper, P.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Headley, C.

Hsiung, P.-L.

Jiang, H.

Jørgensen, C. G.

Kablukov, S. I.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Kamatani, O.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Kanamori, T.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Karalekas, V.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Kawanishi, S.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Ko, T.

Kudlinski, A.

Laptev, A. Yu.

Maillotte, H.

Manning, H. B.

Monberg, E.

Morioka, T.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Mussot, A.

Neil, M. A. A.

Nicholson, J. W.

Ono, H.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Owen, D. M.

Pan, W.

Podivilov, E. V.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Popov, S.

Popov, S. V.

Prakash, R.

V. Choudhury, S. Arun, R. Prakash, and V. R. Supradeepa, “High power, equalized, continuous-wave supercontinuum generation using cascaded Raman fiber amplifiers,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), 2017, p. 1.
[Crossref]

Ranka, J. K.

Rulkov, A. B.

Saruwatari, M.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Skryabin, D. V.

D. V. Skryabin and A. V. Yulin, “Theory of generation of new frequencies by mixing of solitons and dispersive waves in optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 72(1), 016619 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Stentz, A. J.

Supradeepa, V. R.

V. R. Supradeepa, Y. Feng, and J. W. Nicholson, “Raman fiber lasers,” J. Opt. 19(2), 023001 (2017).
[Crossref]

V. Choudhury, S. Arun, R. Prakash, and V. R. Supradeepa, “High power, equalized, continuous-wave supercontinuum generation using cascaded Raman fiber amplifiers,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), 2017, p. 1.
[Crossref]

Sylvestre, T.

Takahashi, H.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Takara, H.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Takiguchi, K.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Talbot, C. B.

Taunay, T.

Taylor, J.

Taylor, J. R.

Taylor, R.

B. H. Chapman, S. V. Popov, and R. Taylor, “Continuous Wave Supercontinuum Generation through Pumping in the Normal Dispersion Region for Spectral Flatness,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24(15), 1325 (2012).
[Crossref]

Travers, J. C.

Turitsyn, S. K.

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Uchiyama, K.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Vanholsbeeck, F.

Vatnik, I. D.

Vedadi, A.

Windeler, R. S.

Wisk, P.

Yamada, M.

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

Yan, M. F.

Yang, X.

Yulin, A. V.

D. V. Skryabin and A. V. Yulin, “Theory of generation of new frequencies by mixing of solitons and dispersive waves in optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 72(1), 016619 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zhang, L.

Electron. Lett. (1)

T. Morioka, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, O. Kamatani, K. Takiguchi, K. Uchiyama, M. Saruwatari, H. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Kanamori, and H. Ono, “1Tbit/s (100 Gbit/sx10 channel) OTDM/WDM transmission using a single supercontinuum WDM source,” Electron. Lett. 32(10), 906–907 (1996).
[Crossref]

IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. (1)

B. H. Chapman, S. V. Popov, and R. Taylor, “Continuous Wave Supercontinuum Generation through Pumping in the Normal Dispersion Region for Spectral Flatness,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24(15), 1325 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. (1)

V. R. Supradeepa, Y. Feng, and J. W. Nicholson, “Raman fiber lasers,” J. Opt. 19(2), 023001 (2017).
[Crossref]

Nat. Photonics (1)

S. K. Turitsyn, S. A. Babin, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castanon, V. Karalekas, and E. V. Podivilov, “Random distributed feedback fibre laser,” Nat. Photonics 4(4), 231–235 (2010).
[Crossref]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (7)

A. Kudlinski and A. Mussot, “Visible cw-pumped supercontinuum,” Opt. Lett. 33(20), 2407–2409 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. W. Nicholson, M. F. Yan, P. Wisk, J. Fleming, F. DiMarcello, E. Monberg, T. Taunay, C. Headley, and D. J. DiGiovanni, “Raman fiber laser with 81 W output power at 1480 nm,” Opt. Lett. 35(18), 3069–3071 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. Sylvestre, A. Vedadi, H. Maillotte, F. Vanholsbeeck, and S. Coen, “Supercontinuum generation using continuous-wave multiwavelength pumping and dispersion management,” Opt. Lett. 31(13), 2036–2038 (2006).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. M. Owen, E. Auksorius, H. B. Manning, C. B. Talbot, P. A. A. de Beule, C. Dunsby, M. A. A. Neil, and P. M. W. French, “Excitation-resolved hyperspectral fluorescence lifetime imaging using a UV-extended supercontinuum source,” Opt. Lett. 32(23), 3408–3410 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

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(1), 25–27 (2000).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. K. Abeeluck, C. Headley, and C. G. Jørgensen, “High-power supercontinuum generation in highly nonlinear, dispersion-shifted fibers by use of a continuous-wave Raman fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 29(18), 2163–2165 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

L. Zhang, H. Jiang, X. Yang, W. Pan, and Y. Feng, “Ultra-wide wavelength tuning of a cascaded Raman random fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. 41(2), 215–218 (2016).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. (1)

D. V. Skryabin and A. V. Yulin, “Theory of generation of new frequencies by mixing of solitons and dispersive waves in optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 72(1), 016619 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Rev. Mod. Phys. (1)

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, “Supercontinuum generation in photonic crystal fiber,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 78(4), 1135–1184 (2006).
[Crossref]

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G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics (Academic, 2007).

S. Arun, V. Balaswamy, S. Aparanji, and V. R. Supradeepa, “High power, grating-free, cascaded Raman fiber lasers,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), 2017, pp. 1–1.
[Crossref]

V. Balaswamy, S. Arun, S. Aparanji, V. Choudhury and V. R. Supradeepa, “High Power, Fixed and Tunable Wavelength, Grating-Free Cascaded Raman Fiber Lasers,” arXiv:1711.10966 [physics.optics] (2017).

V. Balaswamy, S. Aparanji, G. Chayran, and V. R. Supradeepa, “Tunable Wavelength, Tunable Linewidth, High Power Ytterbium Doped Fiber Laser,” in 13th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America 2016), paper Tu3E.4. (2016).
[Crossref]

V. Choudhury, S. Arun, R. Prakash, and V. R. Supradeepa, “High power, equalized, continuous-wave supercontinuum generation using cascaded Raman fiber amplifiers,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), 2017, p. 1.
[Crossref]

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1 Architecture for supercontinuum laser generation.
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 (a) Dispersion profile of telecom fiber (b) schematic of SRS along the fiber.
Fig. 3
Fig. 3 Supercontinuum evolution at different output powers (a) 3W (b) 8W (c) 11W (d) 15W.
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 Full spectra for 1117nm pumping at full power (pump location shown in dotted lines, blue part of spectra captured by OSA, red part of spectra captured by mid-IR spectrometer) (b) Supercontinuum output power vs. input power coupled to the telecom fiber.
Fig. 5
Fig. 5 Supercontinuum spectra for different pump wavelengths

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