15 April 2008 Parametric generation in optical fibers in the 900-950nm spectral band
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Abstract
An analysis of the parametric interaction and the initial fiber geometry to achieve wavelength conversion from common laser sources operating in the 1030-1064nm spectral band into the 900-950nm wavelength range has been performed. The preliminary analysis shows that new fiber designs involving fibers with cores engineered with crystal-like shapes and also pulsed fiber sources operating at wavelengths in the 1030-1064nm will be required to achieve efficient emission within the desired wavelength range. Both the fiber required for phase-matching the parametric nonlinear process and the pulsed fiber laser pump source are within reach of current technology. They both require engineering efforts to produce a packaged, rugged and compact source.
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W. Torruellas, W. Torruellas, M. Dennis, M. Dennis, J. Warren, J. Warren, J. Hu, J. Hu, C. Menyuk, C. Menyuk, } "Parametric generation in optical fibers in the 900-950nm spectral band", Proc. SPIE 6952, Laser Source Technology for Defense and Security IV, 695206 (15 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.782852; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.782852
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