Ultrabroadband dispersive radiation by spatiotemporal oscillation of multimode waves

Year: 2016

Authors: Wright L.G., Wabnitz S.W., Christodoulides D.N., Wise F.W.

Autors Affiliation: School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States; Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, CNR, via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy; CREOL, College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, United States

Abstract: We study supercontinuum in graded-index multimode fibers. Spatiotemporal oscillations of solitons produce radiation spanning from the mid-IR to ultraviolet. Applications to ultrafast fiber sources and connections to spatiotemporal modulation and conical wave instability are discussed.

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KeyWords: Conical waves; Fiber sources; Graded-Index Multimode fibers; Multimodes; Spatio-temporal oscillations; Super continuum; Ultra-broadband; Ultra-fast, Multimode fibers