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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 19 — Sep. 20, 2004
  • pp: 4443–4448

Novel suppression scheme for Brillouin scattering

P. Weßels, P. Adel, M. Auerbach, D. Wandt, and C. Fallnich  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 19, pp. 4443-4448 (2004)

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We demonstrate a new scheme for the efficient suppression of Brillouin scattering of a single-frequency laser source in a 72 m-long Neodymium-doped fiber amplifier by simultaneous amplification of two seed lasers separated in wavelength by two times the Brillouin-shift. This scheme can be independently employed in addition to conventional methods of suppressing stimulated Brillouin scattering enabling further power scaling of existing systems.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: August 24, 2004
Revised Manuscript: September 8, 2004
Published: September 20, 2004

P. We�?els, P. Adel, M. Auerbach, D. Wandt, and C. Fallnich, "Novel suppression scheme for Brillouin scattering," Opt. Express 12, 4443-4448 (2004)

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