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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1805–1807

Intermodal stimulated Brillouin scattering in two-mode fibers

Kwang Yong Song, Yong Hyun Kim, and Byoung Yoon Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 11, pp. 1805-1807 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001805


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Abstract

Characterization of stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) in an elliptic-core two-mode fiber is experimentally demonstrated. The LP 0 1 or LP 1 1 mode is selectively launched to a fiber under test by a mode-selective coupler as a Brillouin pump, and the Brillouin gain spectra are analyzed for different mode pairs of the pump and probe waves. Intermodal SBS between counterpropagating LP 0 1 and LP 1 1 modes is observed, and the efficiency is measured to be about 58% of that of the SBS between the LP 0 1 modes.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: February 28, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 22, 2013
Published: May 20, 2013

Citation
Kwang Yong Song, Yong Hyun Kim, and Byoung Yoon Kim, "Intermodal stimulated Brillouin scattering in two-mode fibers," Opt. Lett. 38, 1805-1807 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-11-1805


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