An analytical wave kinetic theory has been developed that describes a Raman fiber laser (RFL) generation spectrum. A four-wave mixing between RFL longitudinal modes in turbulent regime is shown to be the main broadening mechanism.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.7060) Coherence and statistical optics : Turbulence
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, A. E. Ismagulov, S. I. Kablukov, and E. V. Podivilov, " Turbulent Broadening of a Raman Fiber Laser Spectrum," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JWA11.
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