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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 3 — Jan. 31, 2011
  • pp: 1842–1853

Particle swarm optimization on threshold exponential gain of stimulated Brillouin scattering in single mode fibers

H. A. Al-Asadi, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. Hitam, M. I. Saripan, and M. A. Mahdi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 1842-1853 (2011)

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We implement a particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm to characterize stimulated Brillouin scattering phenomena in optical fibers. The explicit and strong dependence of the threshold exponential gain on the numerical aperture, the pump laser wavelength and the optical loss coefficient are presented. The proposed PSO model is also evaluated with the localized, nonfluctuating source model and the distributed (non-localized) fluctuating source model. Using our model, for fiber lengths from 1 km to 29 km, the calculated threshold exponential gain of stimulated Brillouin scattering is gradually decreased from 17.4 to 14.6 respectively. The theoretical results of Brillouin threshold power predicted by the proposed PSO model show a good agreement with the experimental results for different fiber lengths from 1 km to 12 km.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: September 7, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 15, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 15, 2010
Published: January 18, 2011

H. A. Al-Asadi, M. H. Al-Mansoori, S. Hitam, M. I. Saripan, and M. A. Mahdi, "Particle swarm optimization on threshold exponential gain of stimulated Brillouin scattering in single mode fibers," Opt. Express 19, 1842-1853 (2011)

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