Octave-spanning supercontinuum in the mid-IR with a 3 μm ultrafast fiber laser

Darren D. Hudson*, Sergei Antipov, Lizhu Li, Imtiaz Alamgir, Mohammed El Amraoui, Younés Messaddeq, Martin Rochette, Stuart D. Jackson, Alexander Fuerbach

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Abstract

We demonstrate supercontinuum spanning from 2.2 to 4.6 μm in a dispersion-engineered, As2Se3 microwire using a mode-locked holmium fiber laser operating at 2.9 μm. The output spectrum is > 50 times broader than the input laser spectrum.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics (NLO 2017)
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings
Place of PublicationWashington, D.C., USA
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
ISBN (Print)9780960038060
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventNonlinear Optics, NLO 2017 - Waikoloa, United States
Duration: 17 Jul 201721 Jul 2017

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Optics, NLO 2017
CountryUnited States
CityWaikoloa
Period17/07/1721/07/17

Keywords

  • Supercontinuum generation
  • Ultrafast lasers
  • Nonlinear optics

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    Hudson, D. D., Antipov, S., Li, L., Alamgir, I., El Amraoui, M., Messaddeq, Y., ... Fuerbach, A. (2017). Octave-spanning supercontinuum in the mid-IR with a 3 μm ultrafast fiber laser. In Nonlinear Optics (NLO 2017): proceedings (pp. 1-2). Washington, D.C., USA: OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/NLO.2017.NTu3A.3