Degenerate scalar and vector four-wave mixing produce phase-sensitive amplification in a fiber. The quantum-mechanical properties of these schemes are described, and formulas for the field-quadrature and photon-number variances are derived.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
C. J. McKinstrie, S. Radic, M. G. Raymer, and M. V. Vasilyev, "Phase-Sensitive Amplification Produced by Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing in a Fiber," 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 CTuT5.
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