A numerical analysis of the RIN transfer from the Raman pumps to the signal in random distributed feedback fiber lasers is presented. Results show RIN transfer levels comparable to those in distributed Raman amplification.
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(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
J. Nuño del Campo, M. Alcon-Camas, and J. D. Ania-Castanon, "RIN transfer in random distributed feedback fiber lasers," in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM5A.7.