Parametric amplifiers driven by two pump waves are studied numerically. For typical parameters, one can design an amplifier that produces uniform gain over a range of wavelengths that extends at least 33 nm on either side of the average pump wavelength.
© 2002 Optical Society of America
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
C. J. McKinstrie and S. Radic, "Parametric amplifiers driven by two pump waves with dissimilar frequencies," Opt. Lett. 27, 1138-1140 (2002)