Multi-core, tapered fiber for nonlinear pulse reshaping

Darren D. Hudson*, Thomas Büttner, Eric C. Mägi, Alvaro Casas Bedoya, Thierry Taunay, Benjamin J. Eggleton

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We present a new method to create a coupled waveguide array via tapering a multi-core telecommunications fiber. This device exhibits the novel physics associated with coupled waveguide arrays: Discrete self-focusing and nonlinear pulse chopping.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
Place of PublicationWashington D.C.
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529343
ISBN (Print)9781557529435
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012


OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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