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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 25 — Dec. 12, 2005
  • pp: 10266–10271

Observation of strong stimulated Brillouin scattering in single-mode As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber

Kazi S. Abedin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 25, pp. 10266-10271 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.010266


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Abstract

Strong stimulated Brillouin scattering in single-mode As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber is observed using a cw laser at 1.55 μm wavelength region. Brillouin threshold for a 5-m-long fiber is as small as 85 mW. The Brillouin frequency shift vB and the gain linewidth ΔvB are 7.95 GHz and 13.2 MHz, respectively, measured with heterodyne detection and an RF spectrum analyzer. A Brillouin gain coefficient gB of 6.0 × 10-9 m/W, about 134 times larger than that of fused silica fiber, is obtained for As2Se3 single mode fiber from measurements of Brillouin threshold power and the gain linewidth.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

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Kazi S. Abedin, "Observation of strong stimulated Brillouin scattering in single-mode As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber," Opt. Express 13, 10266-10271 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-25-10266


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