This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of the temperature dependence of a Raman amplifier and the scaling of the Raman gain coefficient with wavelength, modal overlap, and material composition. The temperature dependence is derived by applying a quantum theoretical description, whereas the scaling of the Raman gain coefficient is derived using a classical electromagnetic model. We also present experimental verification of our theoretical findings.
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Karsten Rottwitt, Jake Bromage, Andrew J. Stentz, Lufeng Leng, Malcolm E. Lines, and Henrik Smith, "Scaling of the Raman Gain Coefficient: Applications to Germanosilicate Fibers," J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 1652- (2003)