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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 14 — Jul. 14, 2014
  • pp: 17480–17489

Experimental and numerical study on stimulated Brillouin scattering in a graded-index multimode fiber

Aldo Minardo, Romeo Bernini, and Luigi Zeni  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 14, pp. 17480-17489 (2014)

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Numerical and experimental results on stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) in a graded-index multimode silica fiber are reported. The Brillouin Gain Spectrum (BGS) is shown to strongly depend on the pump and probe modal content. By use of a numerical model, the BGS at varying launching conditions of both pump and probe beams is computed. Numerical results show that intramodal and intermodal SBS contribute to the overall BGS. Experiments confirm the numerical predictions.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics

Original Manuscript: March 4, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2014
Published: July 11, 2014

Aldo Minardo, Romeo Bernini, and Luigi Zeni, "Experimental and numerical study on stimulated Brillouin scattering in a graded-index multimode fiber," Opt. Express 22, 17480-17489 (2014)

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