New developments in the study of optical parabolic pulses in normally dispersive fibers

Hammani, Kamal, Finot, Christophe, Bale, Brandon G. and Boscolo, Sonia (2011). New developments in the study of optical parabolic pulses in normally dispersive fibers. IN: 13th international conference on transparent optical networks (ICTON) 2011. Conference publications . IEEE.

Abstract

We report two recent studies dealing with the evolution of parabolic pulses in normally dispersive fibres. On the one hand, the nonlinear reshaping from a Gaussian intensity profile towards the asymptotic parabolic shape is experimentally investigated in a Raman amplifier. On the other hand, the significant impact of the fourth order dispersion on a passive propagation is theoretically discussed: we numerically demonstrate flat-top, coherent supercontinuum generation in an all-normal dispersion-flattened photonic crystal fiber. This shape is associated to a strong reshaping of the temporal profile what becomes triangular.

Event Title: 13th international conference on transparent optical networks (ICTON 2011)
Event Type: Other
Event Location: Stockholm
Event Dates: 2011-06-26 - 2011-06-30
Uncontrolled Keywords: Raman amplification, coherent supercontinuum, nonlinear pulse shaping, self-similarity
ISBN: 978-1-4577-0881-7
Published Date: 2011-08-01
Authors: Hammani, Kamal
Finot, Christophe
Bale, Brandon G.
Boscolo, Sonia

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