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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2049–2054

Efficient generation of broad Raman sidebands in an index-guided photonic crystal fiber

Ying Li, Jing Hou, Zongfu Jiang, and Jinyong Leng  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 10, pp. 2049-2054 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.002049


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Abstract

The efficient generation of broad Raman sidebands is experimentally demonstrated in a short piece of index-guided photonic crystal fiber, which is pumped by a high-peak-power pulse near the zero-dispersion wavelength and seeded by a continuous-wave Stokes signal centered at 1117 nm. The Raman sidebands generated via stimulated Raman scattering and cascaded four-wave mixing contain five Stokes and six anti-Stokes peaks and span from 827 to 1398 nm, and the 3 dB linewidth for each peak is smaller than 1 nm. However, the pure Raman sidebands are largely dependent on the pulse pump power as well as the fiber length.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 20, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 1, 2013
Published: March 22, 2013

Citation
Ying Li, Jing Hou, Zongfu Jiang, and Jinyong Leng, "Efficient generation of broad Raman sidebands in an index-guided photonic crystal fiber," Appl. Opt. 52, 2049-2054 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-10-2049


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