5 March 2011 Broadband similariton for ultrafast optics and photonics
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Proceedings Volume 7998, International Conference on Laser Physics 2010; 79980M (2011); doi: 10.1117/12.890507
Event: International Conference on Laser Physics 2010, 2010, Ashtarak, Armenia
Abstract
The signal analysis-synthesis problems at a few femtosecond time scale demand the generation and study of broadband similaritons. We generate similariton of ~100 nm bandwidth and characterize it experimentally to reveal its nature and distinctive properties, and to describe it mathematically. We carry out the complete characterization of the broadband similariton by means of its chirp measurement through the technique of spectral compression and frequency tuning in the sum-frequency generation process. Our studies are of interest in view of applications of similariton to the solution of signal analysis and synthesis problems in ultrafast optics, particularly for similariton-induced temporal lensing and similariton-based spectral interferometry. Our developed method of similariton chirp measurement can also serve for the fiber characterization.
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Aram Zeytunyan, Anush Muradyan, Garegin Yesayan, Levon Mouradian, "Broadband similariton for ultrafast optics and photonics", Proc. SPIE 7998, International Conference on Laser Physics 2010, 79980M (5 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.890507; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.890507
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