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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1996
  • pp: 671–673

Stimulated Raman gain scattering in planar dielectric waveguides

Johannes S. Kanger, Teunis W. Tukker, Cees Otto, and Jan Greve  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 671-673 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000671


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Abstract

We have measured the vibrational Raman spectrum of a 1.2-μm-thick polystyrene film by using this film as an optical waveguide in a waveguide-stimulated Raman gain experiment. A gain factor of 1.3% was measured for the strong benzene mode at 1002 cm−1. This value is in reasonable agreement with theoretical predictions.

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Original Manuscript: December 22, 1995
Published: May 1, 1996

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Johannes S. Kanger, Teunis W. Tukker, Cees Otto, and Jan Greve, "Stimulated Raman gain scattering in planar dielectric waveguides," Opt. Lett. 21, 671-673 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-9-671


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