Supercontinuum Generation

A nonlinear process for strong spectral broadening of light.

Supercontinuum generation is a process where Laser Light is converted to light with a very broad spectral Bandwidth whereas the spatial Coherence usually remains high. The spectral broadening is usually accomplished by propagating optical Pulses through a strongly nonlinear device, such as an optical fiber.




Related Terms
High Harmonic Generation,   Sum and Difference Frequency Generation,   Supercontinuum Generation,  

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