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 At CLEO/Pacific Rim 2003: The 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/PR 2003). 15 - 19 Dec 2003. 3 pp.

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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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Venue - Dates: CLEO/Pacific Rim 2003: The 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/PR 2003), 2003-12-15 - 2003-12-19
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Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2006
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41597

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