Increased intensity noise in light transmitted through optical fiber is attributed to the conversion of laser phase noise to intensity noise by SBS. The origin is a narrow-band nonlinear phase shift of the optical carrier.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
J. Zhang and M. R. Phillips, "Modeling Intensity Noise Caused by Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Optical Fibers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMH6.
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