Abstract

GeO2-doped-core photonic crystal fibers show greatly enhanced Kerr and Raman responses with respect to pure silica without any significant modification of the group-velocity dispersion curve. We show that such fibers allow a significant improvement of cw-pumped supercontinuum generation. We report for the first time to our knowledge the generation of a white-light cw-pumped supercontinuum spanning from 470nm to more than 1750nm.

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Pureur, V.

Rulkov, A. B.

Russell, P.

Sankawa, I.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) SEM image of the Ge O 2 -doped PCF with a close-up in the core region. (b) Measured attenuation spectra. (c) Calculated GVD curves. (d) Calculated NL coefficients for the Ge O 2 -doped PCF (solid curve) and the pure silica PCF (dashed curve).

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Experimental spectra measured for a launched power of 13 W in the Ge O 2 -doped-core PCF (solid curve) and the pure silica PCF (dashed curve). (b) Corresponding group-velocity curves.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental spectra measured for a launched power of (a) 70 W in the Ge O 2 -doped-core PCF and (b) 45 W in a long tapered Ge O 2 -doped-core PCF. Inset, output dispersed by a prism. (c) Photograph of the output spot and (d) of the fiber spool for the long tapered Ge O 2 -doped-core PCF.

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