OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 11, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1986
  • pp: 380–382

Four-photon mixing and dispersion in single-mode fibers

S. J. Garth and C. Pask  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 380-382 (1986)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.11.000380


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (343 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We show that phase matching for the four-photon mixing process in a single-mode fiber depends only on the propagation constant total dispersion βII(ω). Frequencies ωs and ωa for the Stokes and anti-Stokes waves must satisfy ωs < ωzd < ωa, where ωzd is the frequency for which dispersion is zero; βII(ωzd) = 0. Variations in the frequency shift Ω(ωp) are described for pump frequency ωp around ωzd, i.e., in the region where delicate balances of material and waveguide dispersion effects are used in fiber design. We show that no new waves are created when the pump and zero-dispersion frequencies coincide, i.e., Ω(ωzd) = 0. Since the creation of Stokes and anti-Stokes waves is intimately related to the βII(ω) versus ω curve, some interesting results are predicted for advanced design fibers.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: December 2, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 1986
Published: June 1, 1986

Citation
S. J. Garth and C. Pask, "Four-photon mixing and dispersion in single-mode fibers," Opt. Lett. 11, 380-382 (1986)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-11-6-380


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. R. H. Stolen, in Optical Fiber Telecommunications, S. E. Miller, A. G. Chynoweth, eds. (Academic, New York, 1979), Chap. 5, p. 125.
  2. R. H. Stolen, J. E. Bjorkholm, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-18, 1062 (1982). [CrossRef]
  3. K. O. Hill, D. C. Johnson, B. S. Kawasaki, R. I. MacDonald, J. Appl. Phys. 49, 5098 (1974). [CrossRef]
  4. R. H. Stolen, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-11, 100 (1975). [CrossRef]
  5. R. H. Stolen, M. A. Bosch, C. Lin, Opt. Lett. 6, 213 (1981). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. C. Lin, W. A. Reed, A. D. Pearson, H.-T. Shang, Opt. Lett. 6, 493 (1981). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. K. Washio, K. Inque, T. Tanigawa, Electron. Lett. 16, 333 (1980).
  8. W. A. Gambling, H. Matsumura, C. M. Ragdale, Microwaves Opt. Acoust. 3, 239 (1979). [CrossRef]
  9. E. T. Whittaker, G. N. Watson, A Course of Modern Analysis, 4th ed. (Cambridge U. Press, Cambridge, 1969), p. 95.
  10. S. Kobayashi, S. Shibata, N. Shibata, T. Izawa, in Proceedings of First International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communication (Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, Tokyo, 1977).
  11. M. Monerie, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-18, 535 (1982). [CrossRef]
  12. C. M. Lemrow, V. A. Bhagavatula, Laser Focus 21(3), 82 (1985).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited