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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 2 — Jan. 16, 2012
  • pp: 1629–1634

Phase sensitive amplification in a highly nonlinear lead-silicate fiber

Mohamed A. Ettabib, Liam Jones, Joseph Kakande, Radan Slavík, Francesca Parmigiani, Xian Feng, Francesco Poletti, Giorgio M. Ponzo, Jindan Shi, Marco N. Petrovich, Wei H. Loh, Periklis Petropoulos, and David J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 1629-1634 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.001629


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate phase-sensitive amplification in a highly nonlinear and low-dispersion lead-silicate W-type fiber. A phase-sensitive gain variation of 6 dB was observed in a 1.56-m sample of the fiber for a total input pump power of 27.7 dBm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.2285) Optical devices : Fiber devices and optical amplifiers
(230.4480) Optical devices : Optical amplifiers

ToC Category:
Fibers, Fiber Devices, and Amplifiers

History
Original Manuscript: October 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 7, 2011
Published: January 11, 2012

Virtual Issues
European Conference on Optical Communication 2011 (2011) Optics Express

Citation
Mohamed A. Ettabib, Liam Jones, Joseph Kakande, Radan Slavík, Francesca Parmigiani, Xian Feng, Francesco Poletti, Giorgio M. Ponzo, Jindan Shi, Marco N. Petrovich, Wei H. Loh, Periklis Petropoulos, and David J. Richardson, "Phase sensitive amplification in a highly nonlinear lead-silicate fiber," Opt. Express 20, 1629-1634 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-2-1629


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