Flattened and broadband mid-infrared super-continuum generation in As2Se3 based holey fiber

  • Erlei WangEmail author
  • Jia Li
  • Jin Li
  • Quan Cheng
  • Xiaodong Zhou
  • Haiming Jiang


By using an As2Se3 based holey fiber (HF) with a normal flat dispersion profiles, a flattened and broadband mid-infrared super-continuum generation is analysed. The transmission of an ultra-short pulse in the HF is numerically simulated by solving the generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equation under various parameters. The simulation results show that, by launching a pulse with a width of 50 fs and a peak power of 4.25 kW at 4375 nm into the 6 mm-long HF, a flat and broadband super-continuum at 3 dB level is successfully generated. The super-continuum covers the wavelengths from 3866 to 5958 nm which is the largest flat bandwidth reported in such a short fiber.


Holey fiber Normal flat dispersion Mid-infrared super-continuum 



This work was supported in part by the High Level Research Start-up Fund of ZhouKou Normal University, Henan, China (No. ZKNUC2017033).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erlei Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jia Li
    • 2
  • Jin Li
    • 1
  • Quan Cheng
    • 1
  • Xiaodong Zhou
    • 1
  • Haiming Jiang
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringZhouKou Normal UniversityZhoukouChina
  2. 2.The Hospital Affiliated to Zhoukou Normal UniversityZhoukouChina
  3. 3.Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Micro-nano Manufacturing Technology and EquipmentGuangdong University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina

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