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Stimulated Brillouin scattering in active optical fibers: implications for uni and bidirectional transmission systems
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Paper Abstract

The equations describing the stimulated Brillouin scattering process in optical fibers with distributed gain, including an equation for the second-order Stokes wave, are numerically solved. An analytical solution for the case of no net gain or loss is also presented. We note that the presence of distributed gain along the fiber leads to a non-monotonous evolution of the signal power and to ready generation of multiple Stokes orders. The influence of a copropagating or counterpropagating signal at the first or second-order Stokes wavelength, respectively, is also examined.

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Date Published: 27 December 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2613, Emerging Components and Technologies for All-Optical Networks, (27 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228868
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Mario F. S. Ferreira, Univ. de Aveiro (Portugal)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2613:
Emerging Components and Technologies for All-Optical Networks
Emil S. Koteles; Alan Eli Willner, Editor(s)

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