Applied Physics B

, Volume 83, Issue 1, pp 75–79

Standard single-mode fibers as convenient means for the generation of ultrafast high-pulse-energy super-continua

  • J.W. Walewski
  • J.A. Filipa
  • C.L. Hagen
  • S.T. Sanders
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-005-2128-3

Cite this article as:
Walewski, J., Filipa, J., Hagen, C. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2006) 83: 75. doi:10.1007/s00340-005-2128-3
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Abstract

High-pulse-energy super-continua featuring an M2 of one were generated in standard single-mode fibers. The highest pulse energy achieved was ∼600 nJ and the pulse duration was ∼1 ps. The spectral width of the generated continua extended over up to 35% of the pump wavelength.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.W. Walewski
    • 1
  • J.A. Filipa
    • 1
  • C.L. Hagen
    • 1
  • S.T. Sanders
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Wisconsin – MadisonMadisonUSA