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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 24 — Nov. 27, 2006
  • pp: 11766–11772

Stimulated Brillouin scattering in single-mode tellurite glass fiber

Kazi S. Abedin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 24, pp. 11766-11772 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.011766


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Abstract

Stimulated Brillouin scattering properties in a single-mode tellurite glass fiber were studied using a cw laser with an operating wavelength of 1.54 µm. The Brillouin frequency shift vB and the gain linewidth ΔvB were 7.882 GHz and 23.6 MHz, respectively. A Brillouin gain coefficient gB in the range of 1.47×10-10-2.16×10-10 m/W was measured. The higher gain coefficient of the tellurite fiber, together with its relatively low loss compared with other non-silica fibers, makes it a suitable candidate for realizing efficient, all-optical, slow-light devices.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 6, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 7, 2006
Published: November 27, 2006

Citation
Kazi S. Abedin, "Stimulated Brillouin scattering in single-mode tellurite glass fiber," Opt. Express 14, 11766-11772 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-24-11766


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