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  • Vol. 32, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2007
  • pp: 521–523

Influence of Raman susceptibility on optical parametric amplification in optical fibers

A. S. Y. Hsieh, S. G. Murdoch, S. Coen, R. Leonhardt, and J. D. Harvey  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 5, pp. 521-523 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.000521


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Abstract

The real part of the Raman susceptibility is shown to have a strong influence on the peak parametric gain of single-pump parametric amplifiers. This results in a 35% variation in the peak parametric gain over the frequency range 0 30 THz . We are able to experimentally demonstrate this effect in a photonic crystal fiber and obtain good agreement between the experimentally measured and theoretically predicted gains.

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OCIS Codes
(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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 24, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 20, 2006
Published: February 2, 2007

Citation
A. S. Y. Hsieh, S. G. Murdoch, S. Coen, R. Leonhardt, and J. D. Harvey, "Influence of Raman susceptibility on optical parametric amplification in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 32, 521-523 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-5-521


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