Pump-to-Stokes relative intensity noise transfer in Brillouin amplifiers

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Zhou, Junhe; Yi, Lilin; Jaoun, Yves; Gallion, Philippe (GET/ENST, CNRS UMR5141, 46 rue Barrault, 75634 Paris, France)
Zhou, Junhe; Yi, Lilin; Chen, Jianping (SKL of AOCSN, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Rd, Shanghai)

This paper proposes for the first time an analytical expression of the relative intensity noise (RIN) transfer in Brillouin amplifiers. Theoretical modelling and experimental measurements have been performed in the case of narrow linewidth pump.