Raman fiber lasers and amplifiers will play an increasing role in future optical fiber communication (OFC) systems. Recent progress in the development of special Raman fibers is described. We particularly focus on high Δ n germanosilicate and phosphosilicate fibers.
Evgeny M. Dianov, "Advances in Raman Fibers," J. Lightwave Technol. 20, 1457- (2002)