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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 20 — Sep. 27, 2010
  • pp: 21449–21460

Phase noise in fiber-optic parametric amplifiers and converters and its impact on sensing and communication systems

Slaven Moro, Ana Peric, Nikola Alic, Bryan Stossel, and Stojan Radic  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 20, pp. 21449-21460 (2010)

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We present a theoretical analysis describing the spectral dependence of phase noise in one-pump fiber parametric amplifiers and converters. The analytical theory is experimentally validated and found to have high predictive accuracy. The implications related to phase-coded sensing and communications systems are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: June 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 17, 2010
Published: September 24, 2010

Slaven Moro, Ana Peric, Nikola Alic, Bryan Stossel, and Stojan Radic, "Phase noise in fiber-optic parametric amplifiers and converters and its impact on sensing and communication systems," Opt. Express 18, 21449-21460 (2010)

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