Optomechanical nonlinearities in microstructured optical fibres

P. St J. Russell, A. Butsch, J. R. Koehler, R. E. Noskov, M. Pang

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Light-driven mechanical motion or vibration in microstructured glass fibres can result in very large Raman-like optomechanical nonlinearities that may be used, e.g., to modelock fibre ring lasers at a high harmonic of their round-trip frequency.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - 10 Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


  • Acoustic waves
  • Glass
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical fibers
  • Photonic crystal fibers
  • Scattering


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