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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2676–2683

Stochastic, spatiotemporal intensity dynamics of stimulated Brillouin scattering in a two-mode optical fiber

Yu-Cheng Chen, William N. Potter, and John R. Thompson  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 10, pp. 2676-2683 (2013)

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We report stochastic, spatiotemporal dynamics in stimulated Brillouin scattering from single-mode pump pulses propagating through a fiber that supports LP01 and LP11 modes. Comparison with experiments in single-mode fiber indicates that independent scattering from different modes plays a key role. We also investigate the role of transverse pump fluctuations in driving the observed spatiotemporal intensity dynamics in the scattered beam.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin

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Original Manuscript: June 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2013
Published: September 13, 2013

Yu-Cheng Chen, William N. Potter, and John R. Thompson, "Stochastic, spatiotemporal intensity dynamics of stimulated Brillouin scattering in a two-mode optical fiber," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 2676-2683 (2013)

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