We demonstrate engineered refractive index profiles for the mitigation of nonlinear optical impairments such as stimulated Raman scattering and stimulated Brillouin scattering. These fibers offer performance improvements over conventionally used large mode area fibers.
© 2006 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
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
D. Walton, "Engineered Refractive Index Profiles for High Power Fiber Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThAA1.
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