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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 26434–26440

Multi-wavelength Gratings formed via cascaded Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

Thomas F. S. Büttner, Irina V. Kabakova, Darren D. Hudson, Ravi Pant, Enbang Li, and Benjamin J. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 26434-26440 (2012)

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We present the experimental observation of multi-wavelength fiber Bragg gratings in As2Se3 fiber. The gratings are internally written via two-photon absorption of 1550 nm pump light and its first and second order Stokes waves generated by cascaded stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS). We demonstrate a parameter regime that allows for 4 dB grating enhancement by suppression of SBS.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated
(060.3738) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings, photosensitivity

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: August 20, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 31, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 31, 2012
Published: November 8, 2012

Thomas F. S. Büttner, Irina V. Kabakova, Darren D. Hudson, Ravi Pant, Enbang Li, and Benjamin J. Eggleton, "Multi-wavelength Gratings formed via cascaded Stimulated Brillouin Scattering," Opt. Express 20, 26434-26440 (2012)

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