Combined effect of Kerr and Raman nonlinearities on single-pump optical parametric 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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Hseih, A. S. Y.; Wong, G. K. L.; Murdoch, S. G.; Coen, S.; Vanholsbeeck, F.; Leonhardt, R.; Harvey, J. D. (Physics Department, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand)

We demonstrate both theoretically and experimentally the influence of the Raman susceptibility on single-pump parametric amplifiers. We discuss the implications of this result for the design of broadband optical parmetric amplfiers.