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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 27242–27247

Analytic theory of fiber-optic Raman polarizers

V. V. Kozlov, J. Nuño, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. Wabnitz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 27242-27247 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.027242


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Abstract

The Raman polarizer is a Raman amplifier which not only amplifies but also repolarizes light. We propose a relatively simple and analytically tractable model – the ideal Raman polarizer, for describing the operation of this device. The model efficiently determines key device parameters such as the degree of polarization, the alignment parameter, the gain and the RIN variance.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Photonics in Optical Fibers

History
Original Manuscript: September 14, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2012
Published: November 19, 2012

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Nonlinear Photonics (2012) Optics Express

Citation
V. V. Kozlov, J. Nuño, J. D. Ania-Castañón, and S. Wabnitz, "Analytic theory of fiber-optic Raman polarizers," Opt. Express 20, 27242-27247 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-24-27242


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