23 March 2005 Tunable femtosecond soliton generation in a Ge-doped fiber
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Abstract
In contrast with conventional polarization maintaining fibers, a simple Ge-doped single-mode fiber is used to generate tunable femtosecond soliton pulses. Soliton self-wavelength-shift up to 200 nm is achieved in a 17 m long fiber. The generated “monocolored” soliton pulses have quasi-ideal sech spectral shapes. A high contrast optical switching scheme is proposed as an example of potential application of the soliton self-frequency shift.
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Daoping Wei, Tigran V. Galstian, Armen Zohrabyan, Levon Mouradian, "Tunable femtosecond soliton generation in a Ge-doped fiber", Proc. SPIE 5710, Nonlinear Frequency Generation and Conversion: Materials, Devices, and Applications IV, (23 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.588350; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.588350
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