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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2009
  • pp: G48–G52

Study of Brillouin amplifier characteristics toward optimized conditions for slow light generation

Aditi Ghosh, Deepa Venkitesh, and R. Vijaya  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 31, pp. G48-G52 (2009)

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The gain and noise characteristics of a fiber Brillouin amplifier are studied experimentally and analyzed using a dispersion shifted fiber. Based on these measurements, the optimal conditions of gain and on–off ratio are identified for slow light generation.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

Original Manuscript: April 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 2009
Published: July 28, 2009

Aditi Ghosh, Deepa Venkitesh, and R. Vijaya, "Study of Brillouin amplifier characteristics toward optimized conditions for slow light generation," Appl. Opt. 48, G48-G52 (2009)

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