Supercontinuum Generation by Higher-order Mode Excitation in a Photonic Crystal Fiber

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Degiorgi, V.; Tartara, L. (Department of Electronics, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy)
Cherif, R.; Zghal, M. (Cirta’Com Laboratory, Engineering School of Communication of Tunis (Sup’Com), Ghazala Technopark, 2083, Ariana, Tunisia)

Higher-order-mode excitation experiments are interesting because the anomalous dispersion region is shifted towards smaller wavelengths and because the existence of a cut-off wavelength generates spectral broadening only on the blue side of the pump wavelength.