Our study proves that F-doped fibers have almost the same Brillouin gain-coefficient as that of GeO<sup>2</sup>-doped fibers. The sensitivity of acoustic resonance frequency on strain/temperature shows a dependence on fluorine-concentration opposite to that on germanium-concentration.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin
W. Zou, Z. He, and K. Hotate, "Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in F-Doped Optical Fibers and Its Dependences on Strain and Temperature," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OMH1.
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