We find both experimentally and theoretically that when the idler wave experiences large distributed loss relative to the signal wave, parametric gain arises in the normal dispersion regime of an optical fiber.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
T. Tanemura, Y. Ozeki, and K. Kikuchi, "Loss-induced parametric amplification in optical fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuC5.
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