2 February 2016 High energy supercontinuum sources using tapered photonic crystal fibers for multispectral photoacoustic microscopy
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Abstract
We demonstrate a record bandwidth high energy supercontinuum source suitable for multispectral photoacoustic microscopy. The source has more than 150  nJ/10  nm bandwidth over a spectral range of 500 to 1600 nm. This performance is achieved using a carefully designed fiber taper with large-core input for improved power handling and small-core output that provides the desired spectral range of the supercontinuum source.
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Magalie M. Bondu, Christopher D. Brooks, Christian Jakobsen, Keith Oakes, Peter Morten Moselund, Lasse Leick, Ole Bang, Adrian Podoleanu, "High energy supercontinuum sources using tapered photonic crystal fibers for multispectral photoacoustic microscopy," Journal of Biomedical Optics 21(6), 061005 (2 February 2016). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.21.6.061005 . Submission:
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