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Mid-IR supercontinuum from 2.4 to 5.4  μm in a low-loss fluoroindate fiber.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Opt Lett, Volume 41, Issue 8, p.1756-9 (2016)

Abstract:

<p>A mid-infrared supercontinuum extending up to 5.4 μm is generated in a low-loss fluoroindate fiber. It is pumped with an erbium-doped fluoride fiber amplifier seeded with 400 ps pulses at 2.75 μm. Both fibers are fusion spliced to increase the robustness and long-term stability of the system. With more than 82% of the total power beyond 3 μm, this approach is promising for efficient mid-IR light generation.</p>

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