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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 23 — Nov. 7, 2011
  • pp: 22575–22581

Propagation-length independent SRS threshold in chirally-coupled-core fibers

Xiuquan Ma, I-Ning Hu, and Almantas Galvanauskas  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 22575-22581 (2011)

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Both analytical study and numerical simulations show that the propagation-length independent Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) threshold can be achieved by Stokes wave suppression in optical fibers. We propose a specific design based on Chirally-Coupled-Core (CCC) fibers with spectrally-tailored wavelength-selective transmission to suppress the Stokes wave of Raman scattering. Fibers with length-independent nonlinearity threshold could be particularly advantageous for high power lasers and fiber beam delivery for material processing applications.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Frequency Conversion, Combs and Nonlinear Waveguides

Original Manuscript: September 6, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 20, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 20, 2011
Published: October 25, 2011

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Xiuquan Ma, I-Ning Hu, and Almantas Galvanauskas, "Propagation-length independent SRS threshold in chirally-coupled-core fibers," Opt. Express 19, 22575-22581 (2011)

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