Improved supercontinuum generation by dispersion tuning and dual wavelength pumping

Atalla El-Taher, M. Alcon-Camas, Vassilis Karalekas, Juan D. Ania-Castañón, Paul Harper

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Abstract

Supercontinuum generation in ultra-long Raman fibre laser cavities is compared for a range of fibre dispersions in the anomalous and normal regimes. For normal dispersion improved performance and efficiency is achieved using dual wavelength pumping.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication35th European Conference on Optical Communication, 2009. ECOC '09
PublisherIEEE
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781424450961
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2009

Bibliographical note

35th European Conference on Optical Communication, 2009. ECOC '09, Vienna (AT), 20-24 September 2009.

Keywords

  • Raman lasers
  • laser cavity resonators
  • laser tuning
  • optical fibre dispersion
  • optical pumping
  • supercontinuum generation
  • dispersion tuning
  • dual wavelength pumping
  • fibre dispersions
  • ultra-long Raman fibre laser cavities

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    El-Taher, A., Alcon-Camas, M., Karalekas, V., Ania-Castañón, J. D., & Harper, P. (2009). Improved supercontinuum generation by dispersion tuning and dual wavelength pumping. In 35th European Conference on Optical Communication, 2009. ECOC '09 (pp. 1-2). IEEE.