We measure the Rayleigh scattering spectrum in an optical fiber. Our data suggest that the narrower gain bandwidth and frequency shift that we observe are due to guided entropy modes in the fiber.
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O. Okusaga, J. Cahill, A. Docherty, W. Zhou, and C. Menyuk, "Guided Entropy Mode Rayleigh Scattering in Optical Fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.14.
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