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Entering the mid-infrared

The demonstration of chalcogenide fibre-based supercontinuum sources that reach beyond a wavelength of ten micrometres is set to have a major impact on spectroscopy and molecular sensing.

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Figure 1: Illustration of supercontinuum generation in the mid-infrared 'molecular fingerprint' region.


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Steinmeyer, G., Skibina, J. Entering the mid-infrared. Nature Photon 8, 814–815 (2014).

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