Laser Physics

, Volume 17, Issue 11, pp 1296–1302

DDF-based all-fiber optical source of femtosecond pulses smoothly tuned in the telecommunication range

  • A. V. Andrianov
  • S. V. Muraviev
  • A. V. Kim
  • A. A. Sysoliatin
Fiber Optics

Abstract

The possibility of the creation of an optical source of femtosecond pulses that are smoothly tuned in the telecommunication range using a dispersion-decreasing fiber is demonstrated. The smooth tuning is based on the Raman frequency conversion of ultrashort pulses, which can be effectively tuned due to the compression mechanism for maintaining of a relatively high pulse intensity in the medium with a monotonically decreasing anomalous dispersion. The generation of a 90-fs soliton pulse whose spectrum is smoothly tuned in the wavelength range 1.6–1.8 μm is experimentally demonstrated.

PACS numbers

45.55.Wd 45.65.-k 45.65.Re 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Andrianov
    • 1
  • S. V. Muraviev
    • 1
  • A. V. Kim
    • 1
  • A. A. Sysoliatin
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Applied PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesNizhni NovgorodRussia
  2. 2.Fiber Optics Research CenterRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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