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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 4469–4477

Numerical investigation of the impact of reflectors on spectral performance of Raman fibre laser

Elena G. Turitsyna, Sergei K. Turitsyn, and Vladimir K. Mezentsev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 4469-4477 (2010)

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Using a cavity mode model we study numerically the impact of bandwidth and spectral response profile of fibre Bragg gratings on four-wave-mixing-induced spectral broadening of radiation generated in 6 km and 22 km SMF-based Raman fibre lasers.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: November 9, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 7, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 9, 2010
Published: February 19, 2010

Elena G. Turitsyna, Sergei K. Turitsyn, and Vladimir K. Mezentsev, "Numerical investigation of the impact of reflectors on spectral performance of Raman fibre laser," Opt. Express 18, 4469-4477 (2010)

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