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Extreme value statistics in Raman fiber lasers
Author(s): Dmitry V. Churkin; Oleg A. Gorbunov; Sergey V. Smirnov
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Paper Abstract

We present the numerical study of the statistical properties of the partially coherent quasi-CW high-Q cavity Raman fiber laser. The statistical properties are different for the radiation generated at the spectrum center or spectral wings. It is found that rare extreme events are generated at the far spectral wings at one pass only. The mechanism of the extreme events generation is a turbulent-like four-wave mixing of numerous longitudinal generation modes. The similar mechanism of extreme waves appearance during the laser generation could be important in other types of fiber lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 February 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8237, Fiber Lasers IX: Technology, Systems, and Applications, 82372W (16 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.907363
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Dmitry V. Churkin, Institute of Automation and Electrometry (Russian Federation)
Novosibirsk State Univ. (Russian Federation)
Oleg A. Gorbunov, Institute of Automation and Electrometry (Russian Federation)
Sergey V. Smirnov, Novosibirsk State Univ. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8237:
Fiber Lasers IX: Technology, Systems, and Applications
Eric C. Honea; Sami T. Hendow, Editor(s)

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