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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 2236–2244

Measurement of co- and cross-polarized Raman spectra in silica fiber for small detunings

Xiaoying Li, Paul L. Voss, Jun Chen, Kim Fook Lee, and Prem Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 2236-2244 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.002236


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Abstract

We report measurement of co- and cross-polarized Raman gain spectra at the zero-dispersion wavelength of standard dispersion-shifted fiber for detunings down to 0.17 THz (5.7cm-1) on both Stokes and anti-Stokes sides by using a photon-counting technique. This technique separates the Raman scattering from the four-photon scattering. In addition, the use of a pulsed pump eliminates Brillouin scattering and the use of a Sagnac loop rejects the pump photons that spectrally spread into the detection band due to self-phase-modulation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: January 26, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 14, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Citation
Xiaoying Li, Paul Voss, Jun Chen, Kim Lee, and Prem Kumar, "Measurement of co- and cross-polarized Raman spectra in silica fiber for small detunings," Opt. Express 13, 2236-2244 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-6-2236


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