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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2012
  • pp: 930–932

Frequency domain aperture for the gain bandwidth reduction of stimulated Brillouin scattering

Andrzej Wiatrek, Stefan Preußler, Kambiz Jamshidi, and Thomas Schneider  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 5, pp. 930-932 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000930


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Abstract

In this Letter, we propose a novel method based on the inhomogeneous Brillouin gain saturation to reduce the gain bandwidth significantly below its natural value. Based on our first experiments, we report a decrease of the bandwidth in a standard single mode fiber down to 3 MHz.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
(300.6460) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, saturation

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: December 15, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 20, 2012
Published: February 28, 2012

Citation
Andrzej Wiatrek, Stefan Preußler, Kambiz Jamshidi, and Thomas Schneider, "Frequency domain aperture for the gain bandwidth reduction of stimulated Brillouin scattering," Opt. Lett. 37, 930-932 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-5-930


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