We show numerically and experimentally that use of non-sinusoidal phase modulations instead of sinusoidal modulations improves high power laser performances. We demonstrate that pulse distortions are reduced for a same stimulated Brillouin scattering power threshold.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.2615) Fourier optics and signal processing : Frequency filtering
S. Hocquet, D. Penninckx, J. Gleyze, and Y. Jaouën, "Non-Sinusoidal Phase Modulations for High Power Laser Performance Control," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JThE52.
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