Forward and backward Brillouin scattering spectra are measured for a holey fiber in the 1525-1585 nm wavelength region. Experiments suggest that the existence of air-holes reduces the shear acoustic-velocity with respect to the torsional/radial TR2m-modes.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
Y. Inoue, T. Aiba, N. Taguchi, S. Tanaka, and N. Shibata, " Forward and Backward Brillouin Scattering in a Holey Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OThA6.
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