Self-phase modulation induced spectral broadening of ultrashort laser pulses in tantalum pentoxide (Ta) rib waveguide


Tai, C.Y., Wilkinson, J.S., Perney, Nicolas, Netti, M.C. and Baumberg, J.J. (2003) Self-phase modulation induced spectral broadening of ultrashort laser pulses in tantalum pentoxide (Ta) rib waveguide. In, CLEO/Pacific Rim 2003: The 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/PR 2003), Taipei, Taiwan, 15 - 19 Dec 2003. 3pp.

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Self-phase modulation induced spectral broadening has been observed for ultrashort pulses propagating through Ta2O5 rib waveguide. The associated nonlinear refractive index was estimated to be 7.23 x10?19 m2/W, which is higher by one order of magnitude than silica glass.

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
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Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2016 16:12
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41597

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