Low-noise femtosecond Cherenkov fiber laser, continuously tunable across the entire red-green-blue spectral range
1 Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz, Germany
2 DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
3 National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Institute of Power Engineering, 30 Lenin Avenue, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
4 Department of Physics, Bilkent University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey
5 Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey
6 Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
7 Fakultät für Physik, Universität DuiburgßEssen, Lotharstraße 1, 47048 Duisburg, Germany
Published online: 16 April 2019
Low-noise Cherenkov wave conversion in a tapered photonic crystal fiber turns a standard, fixed-wavelength femtosecond laser into an extremely widely-tunable source. Here we show the continuous laser tunability across the entire red-green-blue range.
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