The effect of polarization mode dispersion on gain and delay spectra of Raman assisted narrow band fiber 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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Willinger, A.; Shumakher, E.; Eisenstein, G. (Electrical Engineering Department, Technion, Haifa 32000, Israel)

We describe the influence of birefringence on the spectral shapes of both gain and delay in a narrow band optical parametric amplifier, based on a novel vector model which accounts for most nonlinear interaction mechanisms.