Dispersion-shifted all-solid high index-contrast microstructured optical fiber for nonlinear applications at 1.55µm


Feng, Xian, Poletti, Francesco, Camerlingo, Angela, Parmigiani, Francesca, Horak, Peter, Petropoulos, Periklis, Loh, Wei H. and Richardson, David J. (2009) Dispersion-shifted all-solid high index-contrast microstructured optical fiber for nonlinear applications at 1.55µm Optics Express, 17, (22), pp. 20249-20255. (doi:10.1364/OE.17.020249).

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We report the fabrication of an all-solid highly nonlinear microstructured optical fiber. The structured preform was made by glass extrusion using two types of commercial lead silicate glasses that provide high index-contrast. Effectively single-moded guidance was observed in the fiber at 1.55µm. The effective nonlinearity and the propagation loss at this wavelength were measured to be 120W/km respectively at 1.55µm. These predictions are consistent with the experimentally determined dispersion of +12.5ps/nm/km at 1.55µm. Tunable and efficient four-wave-mixing based wavelength conversion was demonstrated at wavelengths around 1.55µm using a 1.5m length of the fiber.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1364/OE.17.020249
ISSNs: 1094-4087 (print)
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2009Published
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 21:06
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/70949

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