Brillouin properties of doped fibers are reported for the first time. The characterized fibers present Brillouin frequency shift variation that we attribute to fiber composition. A thermally induced evolution of Brillouin spectrum has been observed.
© 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
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
G. Canat, A. Durecu, Y. Jaouen, S. Bordais, and R. LeBref, "Fiber Composition Influence on Spontaneous Brillouin Scattering Properties in Double-Clad Fiber Amplifiers," 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 CTuQ4.
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