Generation of supercontinuum bottle beam using an axicon

Ja Hon Lin, Ming Dar Wei, Hui Hung Liang, Kuei Huei Lin, Wen Feng Hsieh

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Abstract

A supercontinuum bottle beam was successfully produced by focusing a supercontinuum laser beam after passing through an axicon. The supercontinuum radiation was generated from a microstructured fiber pumped by a self-kerr-lens mode-locked femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser. The cross-section intensity distributions of the generated bottle were recorded by a beam profiler. Using the line filters to select different central wavelengths, the different colors of bottle beams show slightly different bottle ranges and diameters due to the dispersion of axicon and focusing lens. The results consist with the theoretical prediction using the Fresnel-Kirchhoff's formula in considering an incident Gaussian beam.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2940-2946
Number of pages7
JournalOptics Express
Volume15
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Mar 19

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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