We investigate the four-wave-mixing induced crosstalk in two-pump parametric amplifiers. We find that for the same signal gain the crosstalk is significantly less when the pumps have orthogonal, rather than parallel, linear polarization.
© 2004 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
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
P. Hu and J. L. Blows, " Crosstalk in parametric amplifers with orthogonal pumps," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Integrated Photonics Research, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper JWB4.
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