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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 12 — Jun. 13, 2005
  • pp: 4759–4769

Resolved discrepancies between visible spontaneous Raman cross-section and direct near-infrared Raman gain measurements in TeO2-based glasses

Clara Rivero, Robert Stegeman, Michel Couzi, David Talaga, Thierry Cardinal, Kathleen Richardson, and George Stegeman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 12, pp. 4759-4769 (2005)

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Disagreements on the Raman gain response of different tellurite-based glasses, measured at different wavelengths, have been recently reported in the literature. In order to resolve this controversy, a multi-wavelength Raman cross-section experiment was conducted on two different TeO2-based glass samples. The estimated Raman gain response of the material shows good agreement with the directly-measured Raman gain data at 1064 nm, after correction for the dispersion and wavelength-dependence of the Raman gain process.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated

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Original Manuscript: May 16, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 6, 2005
Published: June 13, 2005

Clara Rivero, Robert Stegeman, Michel Couzi, David Talaga, Thierry Cardinal, Kathleen Richardson, and George Stegeman, "Resolved discrepancies between visible spontaneous Raman cross-section and direct near-infrared Raman gain measurements in TeO2-based glasses," Opt. Express 13, 4759-4769 (2005)

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