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Closed-Form Solution For Second Stokes Generation In Raman Amplifiers
Author(s): Bradley Bobbs; Charles Warner
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Paper Abstract

The efficiency of a first Stokes Raman amplifier may be seriously reduced by the generation of a second Stokes beam. The dominating process for this generation is often a Raman four-wave mixing interaction which couples the pump and second Stokes beams. A one-dimensional model for this effect has a closed-form solution, simply described in terms of an equivalent input, under conditions where high first Stokes conversion efficiency is possible. Excellent agreement with numerical integration results has been obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0642, Modeling and Simulation of Optoelectronic Systems, (25 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.975489
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Bradley Bobbs, Rockwell International Corporation (United States)
Charles Warner, Rockwell International Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0642:
Modeling and Simulation of Optoelectronic Systems
John Dugan O'Keefe, Editor(s)

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