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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 36, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2011
  • pp: 4161–4163

Kilohertz laser frequency sensing with Brillouin mutually modulated cross-gain modulation

Shmuel Sternklar, Maxim Vart, Alexander Lifshitz, Shalom Bloch, and Er’el Granot  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 21, pp. 4161-4163 (2011)

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Using mutually modulated cross-gain modulation, Stokes optical frequency changes are converted into modulation phase changes with high sensitivity. In the slow-light transition regime, we demonstrate kilohertz sensitivity to the Stokes optical carrier frequency. The sensitivity is inversely proportional to the modulation frequency of the pump and Stokes beams.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: June 28, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 24, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 21, 2011
Published: October 19, 2011

Shmuel Sternklar, Maxim Vart, Alexander Lifshitz, Shalom Bloch, and Er’el Granot, "Kilohertz laser frequency sensing with Brillouin mutually modulated cross-gain modulation," Opt. Lett. 36, 4161-4163 (2011)

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