Nearly octave-spanning cascaded four-wave-mixing generation in low dispersion highly nonlinear fiber

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

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Boggio, J. M. Chavez; Moro, S.; Alic, N.; Radic, S. (University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093)
Karlsson, M. (Department of Microelectronics and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)
Bland-Hawthorn, J. (School of Physics, University of Sydney, Australia)

Efficient generation of cascaded four-wave mixing using a dispersion flattened optical fiber is reported. The measured optical frequency comb (with 300 GHz spacing) spans over 900 nm.