Spatial and spectral nonlinear shaping of multimode waves

Year: 2017

Authors: Krupa K., Tonello A., Bendahmane A., Dupiol R., Shalaby B.M., Fabert M., Barthelemy A., Millot G., Wabnitz S., Couderc V.

Autors Affiliation: Université de Limoges, XLIM, UMR CNRS 7252, 123 Avenue A. Thomas, Limoges, 87060, France; Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, ICB, UMR CNRS 6303, 9 Avenue A. Savary, Dijon, 21078, France; Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt; Dipartimento di Ingegneria Dell\’Informazione, Università di Brescia, INO-CNR, via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy

Abstract: We demonstrate a novel nonlinear dynamics of multimode fibers that reshapes their spectral and spatial beam profiles, based on spatiotemporal modulation instability. Sidebands ranging from the visible to the near-infrared are carried by one and the same spatial bell-shaped profile.

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KeyWords: Four wave mixing; Infrared devices; Nonlinear optics; Optical fibers; Photonics, Modulation instabilities; Multimode optical fibers; Multimodes; Near Infrared; Parametric process; Spatial beam profiles; Spatio-temporal dynamics, Multimode fibers
DOI: 10.1109/IPCon.2016.7831234