1 April 2007 Investigation of a 40-GHz supercontinuum source generated in a highly nonlinear fiber with large normal dispersion
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Abstract
Based on the chirp-pulse compensation technique, a 40-GHz supercontinuum (SC) source generated in a highly nonlinear fiber (HNLF) with large normal dispersion is investigated. We show numerically and experimentally that the widest SC spectrum can be obtained by setting a two-stage all-fiber pulse compressor consisted of the HNLF and standard single-mode fiber (SMF) in front of the last-section HNLF for SC generation. The third dispersion of the fibers, especially the SMF used as chirp-compensating fiber, is found to greatly degrade the SC spectrum generated in this scheme.
Ge Xia, Dexiu Huang, Xiuhua Yuan, Jing Hu, "Investigation of a 40-GHz supercontinuum source generated in a highly nonlinear fiber with large normal dispersion," Optical Engineering 46(4), 045005 (1 April 2007). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2720818
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