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Analytic modeling of Brillouin gain in rare-earth doped fiber amplifiers with high-power single-frequency signals
Author(s): V. I. Kovalev; R. G. Harrison; J. Nilsson; Y. Jeong; V. Hernandes-Solis; J. K. Sahu
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Paper Abstract

The effect of temperature variation along a high power fiber amplifier on the SBS threshold is considered theoretically. We show that for an end-pumped rare-earth doped double-clad fiber the inhomogeneous distribution of temperature, which is caused by absorption of pump radiation, may result in total suppression of SBS even for output powers well above 200 W.

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Date Published: 22 April 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5709, Fiber Lasers II: Technology, Systems, and Applications, (22 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.591913
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V. I. Kovalev, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
R. G. Harrison, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
J. Nilsson, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Y. Jeong, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
V. Hernandes-Solis, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
J. K. Sahu, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5709:
Fiber Lasers II: Technology, Systems, and Applications
L. N. Durvasula; Andrew J. W. Brown; Johan Nilsson, Editor(s)

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