Ultrafast Nonlinear Fiber Optics: Single-Pulse Supercontinua and Specialty-Shape Pulses

Igor A Sukhoivanov, Gabriel Ramos Ortiz, Oscar Ibarra Manzano, Jose Amparo Andrade Lucio, Oleksiy V Shulika

Abstract


Needs of science and technology for compact laser sources with specially shaped pulse waveforms or ultra-broad spectrum can be satisfied on the fiber-optic platform. Here we address transformation of ultrashort optical pulses in a variety of optical fibers aiming synthesis of specially shaped pulses and single-pulse flat-top supercontinuum. Results are discussed in the context of possible applications and experimental implementations.

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