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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 12 — Dec. 2, 2002
  • pp: 2886–2892

Multiple-vibrational-mode model for fiber-optic Raman gain spectrum and response function

Dawn Hollenbeck and Cyrus D. Cantrell  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 12, pp. 2886-2892 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.002886


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Abstract

We describe a model for the stimulated Raman gain spectrum and the Raman response function in silica fiber using multiple vibrational modes. We base the model on previous spectroscopic data [J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 1, 652 (1984) and J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 1159 (1989)] and extend an earlier proposed model [Appl. Opt. 21, 359 (1982)] by making use of an inhomogeneous distribution of damped oscillators. The model provides a simple analytical expression for the Raman response function and an expression for the Raman gain spectrum that is easy to evaluate numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated

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Dawn Hollenbeck and Cyrus D. Cantrell, "Multiple-vibrational-mode model for fiber-optic Raman gain spectrum and response function," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2886-2892 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-12-2886


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