Efficient excitation of polarization vortices in a photonic bandgap fiber with ultrashort laser pulses

Amiel A. Ishaaya, Bonggu Shim, Christopher J. Hensley, Samuel E. Schrauth, Alexander L. Gaeta, Karl W. Koch

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Abstract

We experimentally investigate the excitation of radially and azimuthally polarized modes in a hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber. With radially-polarized ultrashort pulses, we achieve 91% total transmission through the fiber, including coupling losses.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period4/05/089/05/08

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