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  • Vol. 33, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2008
  • pp: 2203–2205

Investigation of gain ripple in two-pump fiber optical parametric amplifiers

Armand Vedadi, Michel E. Marhic, Eric Lantz, Hervé Maillotte, and Thibaut Sylvestre  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 19, pp. 2203-2205 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002203


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Abstract

By using the four-sideband theory, we analyze the gain spectrum in wideband two-pump fiber optical parametric amplifiers and predict gain ripples over the flat gain region. We derive an approximation of their pseudo-periods and discuss methods for reducing their amplitudes.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 21, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 6, 2008
Published: September 25, 2008

Citation
Armand Vedadi, Michel E. Marhic, Eric Lantz, Hervé Maillotte, and Thibaut Sylvestre, "Investigation of gain ripple in two-pump fiber optical parametric amplifiers," Opt. Lett. 33, 2203-2205 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-19-2203


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