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dc.contributor.author Wang, J
dc.contributor.author Zhu, Y
dc.contributor.author Zhang, R
dc.contributor.author Gauthier, DJ
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-13T20:11:04Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-14
dc.identifier http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21445172
dc.identifier 210637
dc.identifier.citation Opt Express, 2011, 19 (6), pp. 5339 - 5349
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5107
dc.description.abstract Forward stimulated Brillouin scattering (FSBS) is observed in a standard 2-km-long highly nonlinear fiber. The frequency of FSBS arising from multiple radially guided acoustic resonances is observed up to gigahertz frequencies. The tight confinement of the light and acoustic field enhances the interaction and results in a large gain coefficient of 34.7 W(-1) at a frequency of 933.8 MHz. We also find that the profile on the anti-Stokes side of the pump beam have lineshapes that are asymmetric, which we show is due to the interference between FSBS and the optical Kerr effect. The measured FSBS resonance linewidths are found to increase linearly with the acoustic frequency. Based on this scaling, we conclude that dominant contribution to the linewidth is from surface damping due to the fiber jacket and structural nonuniformities along the fiber.
dc.format.extent 5339 - 5349
dc.language ENG
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Opt Express
dc.title FSBS resonances observed in a standard highly nonlinear fiber.
dc.type Journal Article
duke.description.endpage 5349 en_US
duke.description.issue 6 en_US
duke.description.startpage 5339 en_US
duke.description.volume 19 en_US
pubs.author-url http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21445172
pubs.issue 6
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering/Electrical and Computer Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Physics
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 19
dc.identifier.eissn 1094-4087

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