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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1960–1962

High-gain Brillouin amplification: an analytical approach

Andrey Kobyakov, Sergey Darmanyan, Michael Sauer, and Dipak Chowdhury  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 13, pp. 1960-1962 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001960


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Abstract

We derive a closed-form approximate analytical formula for the gain of a Brillouin fiber amplifier operating in the depleted pump regime. We take into account the material loss of the medium, which is a strong effect in optical fibers. We validate obtained results numerically and experimentally. The presented analysis can be used to accurately predict the performance of high-gain Brillouin fiber amplifiers.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2006

Citation
Andrey Kobyakov, Sergey Darmanyan, Michael Sauer, and Dipak Chowdhury, "High-gain Brillouin amplification: an analytical approach," Opt. Lett. 31, 1960-1962 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-13-1960


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