A full-vectorial finite-element method is used to investigate Raman amplification properties of photonic crystal fibers. Raman gain of 9 dB is obtained in 4-km length of PCF with a high optical signal-to-noise ratio.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
S. K. Varshney, K. Saitoh, and M. Koshiba, "Numerical Investigation of Raman Amplification Properties in Photonic Crystal Fibers," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper ME2.
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