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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 23 — Nov. 18, 2013
  • pp: 28836–28841

Experimental demonstration of intermodal nonlinear effects between full vectorial modes in a few moded fiber

Lars Rishøj, Poul Kristensen, Siddharth Ramachandran, and Karsten Rottwitt  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 23, pp. 28836-28841 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.028836


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Abstract

We experimentally investigate intermodal nonlinear interactions, such as Raman scattering and four wave mixing. The fiber used is a specially designed few moded fiber, which splits the degeneracy of the first mode group, leading to stable propagation of the two full vectorial modes, TM01 and TE01. For the Raman experiments pumping occur in either the fundamental mode or the two full vectorial modes, whereas the signal is in the fundamental mode. In all three experiments approximately 40 dB of gain is achieved using 307 W of pump peak power. When pumping in either of the full vectorial modes four wave mixing is observed.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 11, 2013
Published: November 15, 2013

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Nonlinear Optics (2013) Optics Express

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Lars Rishøj, Poul Kristensen, Siddharth Ramachandran, and Karsten Rottwitt, "Experimental demonstration of intermodal nonlinear effects between full vectorial modes in a few moded fiber," Opt. Express 21, 28836-28841 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-23-28836


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