Supercontinuum generation with femtosecond optical pulse compression in silicon photonic crystal fibers at 2500 nm

  • Ashkan Ghanbari
  • Alireza KashaniniaEmail author
  • Ali Sadr
  • Hamed Saghaei


In this paper, femtosecond optical pulses compression and supercontinuum generation in a triangular silicon photonic crystal fiber at 2500 nm are investigated. A region of large minimum anomalous group velocity dispersion, negligible higher order dispersions and unique nonlinearity of silicon are used to demonstrate compression of 100 fs initial input optical pulses to 2.5 fs and ultra-broadband supercontinuum generation with very low input pulse energy over short distances of the fiber.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashkan Ghanbari
    • 1
  • Alireza Kashaninia
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ali Sadr
    • 2
  • Hamed Saghaei
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Central Tehran BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringIran University of Science and Technology (IUST)TehranIran
  3. 3.Department of Electrical Engineering, Shahrekord BranchIslamic Azad UniversityShahrekordIran

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