Evanescent Kerr effect using an optical nanofiber in acetone
FEMTO-ST Institute, Optics Department, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, CNRS, Besançon – France
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Published online: 20 August 2020
We report on a theoretical and experimental investigation of the optical Kerr effect in the evanescent field of silica nanofibers immersed in several highly nonlinear liquids such as ethanol, acetone and water and we further compare them with air cladding. We provide formula of the effective nonlinear coefficients including the contribution of the nanofiber silica core and of the evanescent field for varying nanofiber diameter and for different surrounding media.
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