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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 10 — May. 11, 2009
  • pp: 8476–8490

Derivation of Raman threshold formulas for CW double-clad fiber amplifiers

Cesar Jauregui, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 10, pp. 8476-8490 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.008476


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Abstract

We show that the classic Raman threshold formula is unsuitable to accurately predict the onset of Raman scattering in high-power CW double-clad fiber amplifiers. Consequently new analytical formulas for the Raman threshold are obtained and their accuracy is tested. Using these new formulas, the dependence of the Raman threshold on various parameters is studied.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 25, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 4, 2009
Published: May 5, 2009

Citation
Cesar Jauregui, Jens Limpert, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Derivation of Raman treshold formulas for CW double-clad fiber amplifiers," Opt. Express 17, 8476-8490 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-10-8476


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