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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2002
  • pp: 2022–2024

Waveguide-induced inhomogeneous spectral broadening of stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fiber

Valeri I. Kovalev and RobertG. Harrison  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 22, pp. 2022-2024 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.002022


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Abstract

We provide direct experimental evidence of waveguide-induced inhomogeneous spectral broadening of stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) in optical fiber. It is shown that the SBS spectral width and gain depend on the numerical aperture for both single-mode and multimode fibers, the functional dependencies of which are in good agreement with our model description of the phenomenon.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

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Valeri I. Kovalev and RobertG. Harrison, "Waveguide-induced inhomogeneous spectral broadening of stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fiber," Opt. Lett. 27, 2022-2024 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-22-2022

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