Broadband parametric amplification in photonic crystal fibers with two zero-dispersion wavelengths
Authors: Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Laboratoire de Physique, Université de Bourgogne, UMR CNRS 5027, Dijon-Cedex 21078, France; Dipartimento di Elettronica per l\’Automazione, Università di Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy
Abstract: In this paper, the fourfold parametric enhancement over Raman gain of the total optical fiber-amplifier gain is analyzed. Such fiber-amplifier gain may be obtained with a relatively flat profile over a bandwidth in excess of 70 nm by using a microstructure or photonic crystal fiber with two zero-dispersion wavelengths. Optimal fiber-amplifier gain enhancement occurs whenever the pump wavelength is slightly shorter than the second zero-dispersion wavelength of a microstructure optical fiber.
Journal/Review: JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY
Volume: 24 (4) Pages from: 1732 to: 1738
KeyWords: Fiber lasers; Light amplifiers; Light modulation; Light propagation; Nonlinear optics; Parametric amplifiers; Raman scattering, Nonlinear media; Optical fiber amplifiers; Optical parametric amplifiers; Photonic crystal fibers; Raman gain; Zero-dispersion wavelengths, Fiber opticsDOI: 10.1109/JLT.2006.871068Citations: 20data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-09-24References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here