Nonlinear pulse dynamics in multimode silicon core optical fibers


Peacock, Anna C., Mehta, Priyanth, Horak, Peter and Healy, Noel (2012) Nonlinear pulse dynamics in multimode silicon core optical fibers. Optics Letters, 37, (16), 3351-3353. (doi:10.1364/OL.37.003351).

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Multimode propagation in silicon core optical fibers is investigated via numerical modeling of the coupled mode equations. The simulations consider spectral evolution in two fibers with different micrometer-sized cores that have experimentally been shown to exhibit nonlinear broadening. The results indicate that most of the coupled power is propagated in the fundamental mode of each fiber, with a small contribution from the higher-order modes affecting the spectral shape but not the width of the broadening.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
1539-4794 (electronic)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 342414
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2012 11:21
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2014 16:19
Projects:
Fiberized Silicon: A New Platform for Nonlinear Photonics Devices
Funded by: EPSRC (EP/G051755/1)
Led by: Anna Peacock
1 January 2010 to 31 December 2012
Tapered Semiconductor Fibres for Nonlinear Photonics Applications
Funded by: EPSRC (EP/J004863/1)
Led by: Anna Peacock
1 May 2012 to 30 April 2015
NSF Materials World Network: Semiconductor photonic materials inside microstructured optical fibers
Funded by: EPSRC (EP/I035307/1)
Led by: Pier Sazio
1 January 2012 to 31 December 2014
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/342414

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