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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2003
  • pp: 34–36

Low-power phase conjugation based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in fiber amplifiers

Axel Heuer, Christoph HÃnisch, and Ralf Menzel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 34-36 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000034


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Abstract

Phase-conjugating stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) mirrors are frequently used to improve the brightness of solid-state lasers. With a scheme for designing fiber amplifiers as SBS phase conjugators the power requirements can be decreased by orders of magnitude; yet only low coherence is required, and high fidelity is reached. A peak power of 5 W was demonstrated to be sufficient for optical SBS phase conjugation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated

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Axel Heuer, Christoph HÃnisch, and Ralf Menzel, "Low-power phase conjugation based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in fiber amplifiers," Opt. Lett. 28, 34-36 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-1-34


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