Enhanced Kerr Nonlinearity in Sub-wavelength Diameter As2Se3 Chalcogenide Fibre Tapers

  title={Enhanced Kerr Nonlinearity in Sub-wavelength Diameter As2Se3 Chalcogenide Fibre Tapers},
  author={Eric C. Magi and Dong-il Yeom and H.C. Nguyen and Li-bin Fu and Benjamin J. Eggleton},
  journal={COIN-ACOFT 2007 - Joint International Conference on the Optical Internet and the 32nd Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology},
  • E. Magi, D. Yeom, B. Eggleton
  • Published 6 August 2007
  • Physics
  • COIN-ACOFT 2007 - Joint International Conference on the Optical Internet and the 32nd Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology
We experimentally demonstrate enhanced Kerr nonlinear effects in tapered highly nonlinear As2Se3 chalcogenide fibre with 1.2 mum waist diameter. We observe nonlinearity enhanced by 40,000 times compared to standard silica single-mode fibre. 

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