Supercontinuum generation with femtosecond self-healing airy pulses

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Abstract

We report experiments and numerical simulations on supercontinuum generation with femtosecond Airy pulses in a highly nonlinear optical fiber. The ability of the Airy waveform to regenerate its dominant intensity peak results in the generation of distinct spectral features. Airy pulses and other self-healing temporal waveforms may be useful for the generation of spectra with desired properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number243901
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume107
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 5 2011

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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