J W Nicholson

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Raman fiber laser with 81 W output power at 1480 nm
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 35:3069-71. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of bend-induced nonlinearities in large-mode-area fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset New Jersey, 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 32:2562-4. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint All-fiber, octave-spanning supercontinuum
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Labs, 600 700 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
    Opt Lett 28:643-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Supercontinuum generation in ultraviolet-irradiated fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
    Opt Lett 29:2363-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Coherence of supercontinua generated by ultrashort pulses compressed in optical fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 33:2038-40. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Visible continuum generation using a femtosecond erbium-doped fiber laser and a silica nonlinear fiber
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 33:28-30. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Propagation of femtosecond pulses in large-mode-area, higher-order-mode fiber
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 31:3191-3. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Scaling the effective area of higher-order-mode erbium-doped fiber amplifiers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Express 20:24575-84. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Measuring higher-order modes in a low-loss, hollow-core, photonic-bandgap fiber
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Express 20:20494-505. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Spatially and spectrally resolved imaging of modal content in large-mode-area fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Rd, Suite 105, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Express 16:7233-43. 2008

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Raman fiber laser with 81 W output power at 1480 nm
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 35:3069-71. 2010
    ..A cascaded Raman fiber with a long-wavelength fundamental mode cutoff enables efficient multiple Stokes scattering from 1117 to 1480 nm while preventing further unwanted scattering to 1590 nm...
  2. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of bend-induced nonlinearities in large-mode-area fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset New Jersey, 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 32:2562-4. 2007
    ..Both Raman scattering and self-phase modulation are observed to increase in tightly coiled fibers. The measured increase in nonlinearity compares well with predictions from simulations of the modal effective area...
  3. ncbi request reprint All-fiber, octave-spanning supercontinuum
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Labs, 600 700 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
    Opt Lett 28:643-5. 2003
    ..We construct a hybrid fiber by fusion splicing lengths of different-dispersion fiber together, generating more than an octave of bandwidth...
  4. ncbi request reprint Supercontinuum generation in ultraviolet-irradiated fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
    Opt Lett 29:2363-5. 2004
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  5. ncbi request reprint Coherence of supercontinua generated by ultrashort pulses compressed in optical fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 33:2038-40. 2008
    ..By using a hybrid highly nonlinear fiber-photonic crystal fiber, the continuum can be extended to visible wavelengths while still maintaining high coherence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Visible continuum generation using a femtosecond erbium-doped fiber laser and a silica nonlinear fiber
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 33:28-30. 2008
    ..The visible radiation is generated in the fundamental mode of the PCF...
  7. ncbi request reprint Propagation of femtosecond pulses in large-mode-area, higher-order-mode fiber
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 31:3191-3. 2006
    ..A small amount of self-phase modulation is observed in the compressed pulses and is described well by a nonlinear Schrödinger equation model that takes into account the measured effective area and dispersion of the HOM fiber...
  8. doi request reprint Scaling the effective area of higher-order-mode erbium-doped fiber amplifiers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Express 20:24575-84. 2012
    ..CW and pulsed amplifier experiments are reported. Nanosecond pulses are amplified to 0.5 mJ pulse energy with 0.5 MW peak power...
  9. doi request reprint Measuring higher-order modes in a low-loss, hollow-core, photonic-bandgap fiber
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Express 20:20494-505. 2012
    ..This measurement is used to illustrate the HOM content as function of coil diameter...
  10. ncbi request reprint Spatially and spectrally resolved imaging of modal content in large-mode-area fibers
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Rd, Suite 105, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Express 16:7233-43. 2008
    ..We refer to the measurement as Spatially and Spectrally resolved imaging of mode content in fibers, or more simply as S(2) imaging...
  11. doi request reprint A higher-order-mode erbium-doped-fiber amplifier
    J W Nicholson
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Suite 105, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Express 18:17651-7. 2010
    ..A maximum output power of 5.8 W at 1564 nm with more than 20 dB of gain in a 2.68 m long amplifier was obtained. The mode profile was undistorted at the highest output power...
  12. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous direct amplification and compression of picosecond pulses to 65-kW peak power without pulse break-up in erbium fiber
    J C Jasapara
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Rd, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Express 15:17494-501. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Anomalous dispersion in a solid, silica-based fiber
    S Ramachandran
    OFS Laboratories, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 31:2532-4. 2006
    ..1 dB at the center wavelength of 1080 nm. We demonstrate its functionality as a critical enabler for an all-fiber, Yb-based, mode-locked femtosecond ring laser...
  14. ncbi request reprint Light propagation with ultralarge modal areas in optical fibers
    S Ramachandran
    OFS Laboratories, 25 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 31:1797-9. 2006
    ..5 cm radii. The modal stability increases with mode order, suggesting that A(eff) of this platform is substantially scalable...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diffraction limited amplification of picosecond pulses in 1170 microm2 effective area erbium fiber
    J C Jasapara
    OFS Laboratories, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Express 16:18869-74. 2008
    ..A small increase in input pulse energy results in a temporal collapse of the pulse center to 58 fs duration, with peak powers approaching 200 kW...
  16. ncbi request reprint Picosecond pulse amplification in a core-pumped large-mode-area erbium fiber
    J C Jasapara
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 32:2429-31. 2007
    ..55 microm wavelength by approximately 33 dB in a single stage to >25 kW peak power with low nonlinear pulse distortion and a diffraction-limited output beam with M(2)<1.1...
  17. ncbi request reprint Grating phase matching beyond a continuum edge
    P S Westbrook
    OFS Laboratories, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 32:2629-31. 2007
    ..We show that the grating peaks may be computed by treating the continuum pulse as an undepleted pump and including the grating dispersion as a phase-matching term...
  18. ncbi request reprint Probing optical microfiber nonuniformities at nanoscale
    M Sumetsky
    OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Opt Lett 31:2393-5. 2006
    ..These results explain observed transmission losses in silica microfibers and open broad opportunities for microfiber investigation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Accurate noncontact optical fiber diameter measurement with spectral interferometry
    J Jasapara
    OFS Laboratories, 600 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974, USA
    Opt Lett 28:601-3. 2003
    ..01 micrometer is presented. The method can potentially be used for online monitoring and control during fiber draw...