Effects of fourth-order fiber dispersion on ultrashort parabolic optical pulses in the normal dispersion regime

Abstract

We propose a new method for the generation of both triangular-shaped optical pulses and flat-top, coherent supercontinuum spectra using the effect of fourth-order dispersion on parabolic pulses in a passive, normally dispersive highly nonlinear fiber. The pulse reshaping process is described qualitatively and is compared to numerical simulations.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.28.002059
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
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Published Date: 2011-09-01
Authors: Bale, Brandon G.
Boscolo, Sonia ( 0000-0001-5388-2893)
Hammani, Kamal
Finot, Christophe

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