Broadband dispersion measurement of ZBLAN, germanate and silica fibers in MidIR

Abstract

We report the first ultra-broad band dispersion measurements in short-length ZBLAN, germanate and silica-based optical fibers in the near- and midIR wavelength ranges between 1.7 and 2.0 μ m and from 2.3 to 2.45 μm, using two ultra-broadband light sources: a broadband superluminescent Tm-doped fiber source and a novel femtosecond pulsed mode-locked Cr:ZnS oscillator. The measured second order dispersion characteristics of the fibers correspond to the theoretical predictions (numerical calculations).

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/JLT.2012.2191138
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Funding Information: Manuscript received January 22, 2012; revised March 05, 2012; accepted March 07, 2012. Date of publication March 15, 2012; date of current version April 13, 2012. This work is supported in part by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR) Projects FRITEK/19161
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Dispersion,lasers,measurement techniques,optical fibers,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
Publication ISSN: 0733-8724
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2024 09:14
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2019 14:27
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Published Date: 2012-04-30
Authors: Klimentov, D.
Tolstik, N.
Dvoyrin, V. V. (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-7358-1641)
Kalashnikov, V. L.
Sorokina, I. T.

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