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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1256–1258

Strong Brillouin suppression in a passive fiber ring resonator

J. K. Jang and S. G. Murdoch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 7, pp. 1256-1258 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001256


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Abstract

We demonstrate the passive suppression of stimulated Brillouin scattering in meter-length fiber-ring cavities through careful control of the fiber length. Experimentally we are able to demonstrate an over sixty-times increase in the Brillouin threshold of a 0.4 m fiber ring. This very simple suppression technique greatly simplifies the design of optical parametric devices based on fiber-ring cavities.

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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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 2, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 19, 2012
Published: March 28, 2012

Citation
J. K. Jang and S. G. Murdoch, "Strong Brillouin suppression in a passive fiber ring resonator," Opt. Lett. 37, 1256-1258 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-7-1256


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