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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 13 — Jun. 23, 2008
  • pp: 9398–9404

Experimental investigation of Brillouin and Raman scattering in a 2SG sulfide glass microstructured chalcogenide fiber

C. Fortier, J. Fatome, S. Pitois, F. Smektala, G. Millot, J. Troles, F. Desevedavy, P. Houizot, L. Brilland, and N. Traynor  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 13, pp. 9398-9404 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.009398


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Abstract

In this work, we investigate the Brillouin and Raman scattering properties of a Ge15Sb20S65 chalcogenide glass microstructured single mode fiber around 1.55 µm. Through a fair comparison between a 2-m long chalcogenide fiber and a 7.9-km long classical single mode silica fiber, we have found a Brillouin and Raman gain coefficients 100 and 180 larger than fused silica, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 8, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 21, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2008
Published: June 11, 2008

Citation
C. Fortier, J. Fatome, S. Pitois, F. Smektala, G. Millot, J. Troles, F. Desevedavy, P. Houizot, L. Brilland, and N. Traynor, "Experimental investigation of Brillouin and Raman scattering in a 2SG sulfide glass microstructured chalcogenide fiber," Opt. Express 16, 9398-9404 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-13-9398


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