Nonlinear Enhancement and Optimization of Phase-Conjugation Efficiency in Optical Fibers

Year: 1995

Authors: Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, 00142 Roma, Italy

Abstract: We We analyze the optimal generation efficiency of a phase conjugate wave by means of four-wave mixing in optical fibers. We use an exact model including linear absorption and pump depletion. We show that the nonlinear detuning of the phase matching condition may enhance the conversion efficiency if the pump is in the anomalous chromatic dispersion region and the input signal is much less intense than the pump.

Journal/Review: IEEE PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGY LETTERS

Volume: 7 (6)      Pages from: 652  to: 654

More Information: This work was carried out under an agreement between the Fondazione Ugo Bordoni and the Istituto Supenore Poste e Telecomunicazioni. The author is with Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, 00142 Roma, Italy. IEEE Log Number 941 1322.
KeyWords: Approximation theory; Bandwidth; Efficiency; Electromagnetic wave absorption; Four wave mixing; Mathematical models; Nonlinear equations; Optical fibers; Optical frequency conversion; Optimization, Chromatic dispersion; Nonlinear detuning; Nonlinear enhancement; Optimal generation efficiency; Phase conjugate wave; Phase matching; Pump depletion, Optical phase conjugation
DOI: 10.1109/68.388754

Citations: 10
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