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Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications
Whistler Canada
June 25, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-809-8
Fiber Design (OTuB)

Brillouin Amplification for Wavelength and Linewidth Measurement with Femtometer Resolution

Thomas Schneider, Markus Junker, and Kai-Uwe Lauterbach


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We present a new method for the wavelength and linewidth measurement of optical sources with a resolution in the femtometer range, based on the very low bandwidth and amplification characteristics of stimulated Brillouin scattering.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution

T. Schneider, M. Junker, and K. Lauterbach, " Brillouin Amplification for Wavelength and Linewidth Measurement with Femtometer Resolution," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, OSA Technical Digest Series(CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuB4.

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