OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2982–2984

Suppression of stimulated Raman scattering employing long period gratings in double-clad fiber amplifiers

D. Nodop, C. Jauregui, F. Jansen, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 17, pp. 2982-2984 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002982


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (372 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We report on the suppression of stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) in a double-clad fiber amplifier using long- period gratings (LPGs). The LPGs, fabricated with a CO 2 laser, achieve SRS suppression by coupling the Stokes wavelength from the active core into the cladding. With only three LPGs inserted into a fiber pulse amplifier, the extractable Raman-free output power was nearly doubled. A numerical simulation of the setup shows good agreement with the experimental results.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 29, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 9, 2010
Published: August 27, 2010

Citation
D. Nodop, C. Jauregui, F. Jansen, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, "Suppression of stimulated Raman scattering employing long period gratings in double-clad fiber amplifiers," Opt. Lett. 35, 2982-2984 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-17-2982


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. L. Li, Q. Loua, J. Zhoua, J. Donga, Y. Weia, S. Dua, and B. Hea, Opt. Commun. 281, 655 (2008). [CrossRef]
  2. J. P. Koplow, D. A. V. Kliner, and L. Goldberg, Opt. Lett. 25, 442 (2000). [CrossRef]
  3. Z. Jiang and J. R. Marciante, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 247 (2008). [CrossRef]
  4. J. Kim, P. Dupriez, C. Codemard, J. Nilsson, and J. K. Sahu, Opt. Express 14, 5103 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. L. Zenteno, J. Wang, D. Walton, B. Ruffin, M. Li, S. Gray, A. Crowley, and X. Chen, Opt. Express 13, 8921 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. J. M. Fini, M. D. Mermelstein, M. F. Yan, R. T. Bise, A. D. Yablon, P. W. Wisk, and M. J. Andrejco, Opt. Lett. 31, 2550 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. T. Taru, J. Hou, and J. C. Knight, “Raman gain suppression in all-solid photonic bandgap fiber,” Tech. Rep. (IEICE, 2007), Vol. 107, pp. 29–32.
  8. F. Jansen, D. Nodop, C. Jauregui, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, Opt. Express 17, 16255 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. T. Erdogan, J. Lightwave Technol. 15, 1277 (1997). [CrossRef]
  10. D. Nodop, S. Linke, F. Jansen, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, and L. Rindorf, Appl. Phys. B 92, 509 (2008). [CrossRef]
  11. Y. Wang, W. Jin, J. Ju, H. Xuan, H. Lut Ho, L. Xiao, and D. Wang, Opt. Express 16, 2784 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. V. Grubsky and J. Feinberg, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 2296 (2006). [CrossRef]
  13. R. H. Stolen and E. P. Ippen, Appl. Phys. Lett. 22, 276.
  14. G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics (Academic, 2001).
  15. J.-P. Fève, Opt. Express 15, 577 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited