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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 19 — Sep. 15, 2008
  • pp: 14380–14389

Spun fiber Raman amplifiers with reduced polarization impairments

Sergey Sergeyev, Sergei Popov, and Ari T. Friberg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 19, pp. 14380-14389 (2008)

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We report a novel vector model of Raman amplification in a fiber with randomly varying birefringence and unidirectional spin profile. Applying the model, we demonstrate for the first time simultaneous mitigation of polarization mode dispersion and polarization dependence of the Raman gain.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 11, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 14, 2008
Published: August 29, 2008

Sergey Sergeyev, Sergei Popov, and Ari T. Friberg, "Spun fiber Raman amplifiers with reduced polarization impairments," Opt. Express 16, 14380-14389 (2008)

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