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Governing Physical Effects

  • Audrius DubietisEmail author
  • Arnaud Couairon
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Abstract

During the last two decades, significant progress has been accomplished in the development of optical fibers for the generation of ultrabroadband high-brightness spectra through supercontinuum (SC) generation, see e.g., [1]. The nonlinear propagation dynamics of the optical pulse in a fiber is essentially one-dimensional since single-mode propagation over broad wavelength ranges is desired to ensure good guidance properties and high nonlinearity over extended lengths.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laser Research CenterVilnius UniversityVilniusLithuania
  2. 2.Centre de Physique ThéoriqueEcole polytechnique, CNRS, Institut Polytechnique de ParisParisFrance

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