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Quantum technologies

Dieter Meschede's research group
Home Group members Dimitri Pritzkau
Group members
Dimitri Pritzkau
Last position
in our group:
Diploma student
Field of research
in our group:
Optical microfibres

Publications(up to 2010)

  • U. Wiedemann, K. Karapetyan, C. Dan, D. Pritzkau, W. Alt, S. Irsen and D. Meschede
    Measurement of submicrometre diameters of tapered optical fibres using harmonic generation, Opt. Express 18, 7693–7704 (2010)BibTeXPDF
    Applications of subwavelength-diameter optical fibres in nonlinear optics require precise knowledge of the submicrometre fibre waist diameter. We demonstrate a new technique for optical measurement of the diameter based on second- and third-harmonic generation with an accuracy of better than 2%. To generate the harmonic light, inter-modal phase matching must be achieved. We find that the phase-matching condition allows us to unambiguously deduce the fibre diameter from the wavelength of the harmonic light. High-resolution scanning electron microscope imaging is used to verify the results.
  • D. Pritzkau
    Measurement of submicrometer diameters of tapered optical fibres using scanning electron microscopy, (2010), Diplom thesisBibTeXPDF