We present experimental verification of a novel technique to suppress SBS in narrow linewidth fiber amplifiers. This technique relies on seeding with a combination of broad- and narrow-linewidth laser beams allowing favorable laser gain competition.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
C. Zeringue, I. Dajani, C. Lu, A. Lobad, and C. Vergien, "Experimental Verification of Two-Tone Amplification in Single Frequency Fiber Amplifiers," in Advances in Optical Sciences Congress, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPA2.
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