Abstract

We have fabricated a novel nanoweb fiber with web-like bundle of the fused-silica membranes with different thickness in its cross section. We pumped the 0.55-μm-thick membrane with 200-fs laser pulse at 800-nm just adjacent to its second-zero-dispersion wavelength, and demonstrated the polarization dependent visible supercontinuum (SC). The mode patterns were recorded in detail and analyzed at different polarization angles of incident pulse. The broadband spectrum range from ~350 nm to 950 nm is achieved for TM mode excitation. The tunable visible SC in the nanoweb fiber may be used in the substrate integrated waveguide for sensing.

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J. M. Dudley and J. R. Taylor, “Ten years of nonlinear optics in photonic crystal fibre,” Nat. Photonics 3(2), 85–90 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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2005

2004

A. Efimov, A. Taylor, F. Omenetto, A. Yulin, N. Joly, F. Biancalana, D. Skryabin, J. Knight, and P. Russell, “Time-spectrally-resolved ultrafast nonlinear dynamics in small-core photonic crystal fibers: Experiment and modelling,” Opt. Express 12(26), 6498–6507 (2004), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-26-6498 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2003

2002

2001

2000

Akimov, D. A.

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Alfimov, M. V.

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bang, O.

Biancalana, F.

Birks, T. A.

Chai, L.

Chaudhari, C.

Chudoba, C.

Coen, S.

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

Cristiani, I.

L. Tartara, I. Cristiani, and V. Degiorgio, “Blue light and infrared continuum generation by soliton fission in a microstructured fiber,” Appl. Phys. B 77(2-3), 307–311 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Degiorgio, V.

L. Tartara, I. Cristiani, and V. Degiorgio, “Blue light and infrared continuum generation by soliton fission in a microstructured fiber,” Appl. Phys. B 77(2-3), 307–311 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Dong, L.

Dudley, J. M.

J. M. Dudley and J. R. Taylor, “Ten years of nonlinear optics in photonic crystal fibre,” Nat. Photonics 3(2), 85–90 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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

Efimov, A.

Falk, P.

Frosz, M.

Fu, L.

Fujimoto, J. G.

Genty, G.

Ghanta, R. K.

Hänsch, T. W.

Th. Udem, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Optical frequency metrology,” Nature 416(6877), 233–237 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hartl, I.

Hilligsøe, K. M.

Holzwarth, R.

Th. Udem, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Optical frequency metrology,” Nature 416(6877), 233–237 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hu, M.-L.

Irene-Ling, L.

G. Yuan, R. Shuang-Chen, Y. Pei-Guang, L. Irene-Ling, and Y. Yong-Qin, “Supercontinuum generation and modes analysis in secondary cores of a hollow-core photonic crystal fibe,” Chin. Phys. Lett. 27(4), 044212 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Ivanov, A. A.

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Joly, N.

Joly, N. Y.

Keiding, S. R.

Kito, C.

Knight, J.

Knight, J. C.

Ko, T. H.

Konorov, S. O.

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kreuzer, C.

Larsen, J. J.

Li, X. D.

Li, Y.-F.

Liao, M.

Ludvigsen, H.

Man, T.-P. M.

Ohishi, Y.

Omenetto, F.

Ortigosa-Blanch, A.

Paulsen, H. N.

Pei-Guang, Y.

G. Yuan, R. Shuang-Chen, Y. Pei-Guang, L. Irene-Ling, and Y. Yong-Qin, “Supercontinuum generation and modes analysis in secondary cores of a hollow-core photonic crystal fibe,” Chin. Phys. Lett. 27(4), 044212 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Podlipensky, A.

Qin, G.

Ranka, J. K.

Ritari, T.

Russell, P.

Russell, P. S. J.

Russell, P. St. J.

Serebryannikov, E. E.

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Shuang-Chen, R.

G. Yuan, R. Shuang-Chen, Y. Pei-Guang, L. Irene-Ling, and Y. Yong-Qin, “Supercontinuum generation and modes analysis in secondary cores of a hollow-core photonic crystal fibe,” Chin. Phys. Lett. 27(4), 044212 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Skryabin, D.

Stentz, A. J.

Suzuki, T.

Tartara, L.

L. Tartara, I. Cristiani, and V. Degiorgio, “Blue light and infrared continuum generation by soliton fission in a microstructured fiber,” Appl. Phys. B 77(2-3), 307–311 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Taylor, A.

Taylor, J. R.

J. M. Dudley and J. R. Taylor, “Ten years of nonlinear optics in photonic crystal fibre,” Nat. Photonics 3(2), 85–90 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Thøgersen, J.

Thomas, B. K.

Udem, Th.

Th. Udem, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Optical frequency metrology,” Nature 416(6877), 233–237 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wadsworth, W. J.

Wang, C.-Y.

Windeler, R. S.

Yan, X.

Yong-Qin, Y.

G. Yuan, R. Shuang-Chen, Y. Pei-Guang, L. Irene-Ling, and Y. Yong-Qin, “Supercontinuum generation and modes analysis in secondary cores of a hollow-core photonic crystal fibe,” Chin. Phys. Lett. 27(4), 044212 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Yuan, G.

G. Yuan, R. Shuang-Chen, Y. Pei-Guang, L. Irene-Ling, and Y. Yong-Qin, “Supercontinuum generation and modes analysis in secondary cores of a hollow-core photonic crystal fibe,” Chin. Phys. Lett. 27(4), 044212 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Yulin, A.

Zheltikov, A. M.

M.-L. Hu, C.-Y. Wang, Y.-F. Li, L. Chai, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Tunable supercontinuum generation in a high-index-step photonic-crystal fiber with a comma-shaped core,” Opt. Express 14(5), 1942–1950 (2006), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-5-1942 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Appl. Phys. B

L. Tartara, I. Cristiani, and V. Degiorgio, “Blue light and infrared continuum generation by soliton fission in a microstructured fiber,” Appl. Phys. B 77(2-3), 307–311 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Chin. Phys. Lett.

G. Yuan, R. Shuang-Chen, Y. Pei-Guang, L. Irene-Ling, and Y. Yong-Qin, “Supercontinuum generation and modes analysis in secondary cores of a hollow-core photonic crystal fibe,” Chin. Phys. Lett. 27(4), 044212 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B

Nat. Photonics

J. M. Dudley and J. R. Taylor, “Ten years of nonlinear optics in photonic crystal fibre,” Nat. Photonics 3(2), 85–90 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nature

Th. Udem, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, “Optical frequency metrology,” Nature 416(6877), 233–237 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Opt. Express

A. Efimov, A. Taylor, F. Omenetto, A. Yulin, N. Joly, F. Biancalana, D. Skryabin, J. Knight, and P. Russell, “Time-spectrally-resolved ultrafast nonlinear dynamics in small-core photonic crystal fibers: Experiment and modelling,” Opt. Express 12(26), 6498–6507 (2004), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-26-6498 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Frosz, P. Falk, and O. Bang, “The role of the second zero-dispersion wavelength in generation of supercontinua and bright-bright soliton-pairs across the zero-dispersion wavelength,” Opt. Express 13(16), 6181–6192 (2005), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-16-6181 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. Genty, T. Ritari, and H. Ludvigsen, “Supercontinuum generation in large mode-area microstructured fibers,” Opt. Express 13(21), 8625–8633 (2005), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-21-8625 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M.-L. Hu, C.-Y. Wang, Y.-F. Li, L. Chai, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Tunable supercontinuum generation in a high-index-step photonic-crystal fiber with a comma-shaped core,” Opt. Express 14(5), 1942–1950 (2006), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-5-1942 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Fu, B. K. Thomas, and L. Dong, “Efficient supercontinuum generations in silica suspended core fibers,” Opt. Express 16(24), 19629–19642 (2008), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-24-19629 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Liao, C. Chaudhari, X. Yan, G. Qin, C. Kito, T. Suzuki, and Y. Ohishi, “A suspended core nanofiber with unprecedented large diameter ratio of holey region to core,” Opt. Express 18(9), 9088–9097 (2010), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-9-9088 .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Opt. Lett.

Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys.

S. O. Konorov, D. A. Akimov, E. E. Serebryannikov, A. A. Ivanov, M. V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with frequency-converting photonic-crystal fibers,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 70(5), 057601 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rev. Mod. Phys.

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

Other

J. M. Dudley, “Supercontinuum surprises continue,” SPIE Newsroom, DOI: 10.1117/2.1201001.002550 (2009).

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) The SEM of nanoweb fiber, (b) The SEM of No.1 membrane.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

The dispersion curve of TM00 and TE00 modes in membrane with different thickness T.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

the average output power vs. polarization angle θ.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

The recorded spectrum for θ = 0° to 90° in steps of 10° at the pump power of 460 mW.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

The mode photograph at the different angle θ.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Spectral evolution for TM mode excitation with the increasing of pump power.

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