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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 20 — Oct. 2, 2006
  • pp: 8995–8999

180-nm wavelength conversion based on Bragg scattering in an optical fiber

D. Méchin, R. Provo, J. D. Harvey, and C. J. McKinstrie  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 20, pp. 8995-8999 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.008995


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Abstract

Efficient, wideband and tunable optical wavelength conversion over 180 nm by four-wave mixing (Bragg scattering) in a fiber is demonstrated experimentally. This process has the potential to translate optical data (states of light) without the noise pollution associated with parametric amplification and spontaneous Raman scattering.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: July 27, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 9, 2006
Published: October 2, 2006

Citation
D. Méchin, R. Provo, J. D. Harvey, and C. J. McKinstrie, "180-nm wavelength conversion based on Bragg scattering in an optical fiber," Opt. Express 14, 8995-8999 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-20-8995


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