Nonlinear photonic crystal fibers

Optimized for supercontinuum generation and nonlinear wavelength conversion, our nonlinear photonic crystal fibers offers a unique combination of tailored dispersion profile and a very high nonlinear coefficient. 

We offer single-mode supercontinuum fibers optimized for all major pumping laser wavelengths. The majority of our nonlinear fibers are available with hermetically sealed ends and FC/PC connectors. In addition, our most popular PM supercontinuum fiber for 800-nm-range pumping are available as in the femtoWHITE devices in which the fibers are mounted in a metal housing with sealed cleanable end-facets.  If you are looking for a turnkey supercontinuum source, please check our SuperK supercontinuum laser products and accessories section.

Features

  • High nonlinear coefficient
  • Bending insensitive
  • Optional polarization-maintaining versions

 

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SuperContinua800 nm fibers:

  • NL-PM-750
  • femtoWHITE 800
  • femtoWHITE CARS

1060 nm fibers:

  • SC-5.0-1040
  • SC-5.0-1040-PM

1-µm range supercontinuum fibers

SC-5.0-1040 SC-5.0-1040-PM
Zero dispersion wavelength 1040 ± 15 nm 1040 ± 15 nm
Cut-off wavelength < 1000 nm < 1000 nm
Nonlinear coefficient @ 1060 nm 11 (W·km)-1 11 (W·km)-1
Attenuation @ 1064 nm < 3 dB/km < 3 dB/km
Mode Field Diameter @ 1064 nm 4.2 ± 0.2 µm 4.3 ± 0.2 µm
NA @ 1064 nm 0.20 ± 0.05 0.20 ± 0.05
Birefringence @ 1060 nm - 1.7·10-4
Material Pure silica Pure silica
Cladding diameter 125 ± 3 µm 125 ± 3 µm
Coating diameter 244 ± 10 µm 244 ± 10 µm
Coating material Acrylate Acrylate
Core diameter 4.8 ± 0.2 µm 4.8 ± 0.2 µm

 800 nm supercontinuum fibers

NL-PM-750
Short zero dispersion wavelength 750 ± 15 nm
Long zero dispersion wavelength 1270 ± 30 nm
Mode field diameter @ 780 nm 1.6 ± 0.3 µm
Numerical aperture @ 780 nm 0.38 ± 0.05
HOM cut-off wavelength < 650 nm
Birefringence @ 780 nm > 3∙10-4
Attenuation @ 780 nm < 0.05 dB/m
Material Pure silica
Cladding diameter 120 ± 5 µm
Coating diameter 240 ± 10 µm
Coating material Single layer acrylate