Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Dispersion Decreasing Fiber

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dc.contributor.advisorAskew, Thomas R., 1955-
dc.contributor.authorEsman, Daniel J.
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-10T15:23:12Z
dc.date.available2015-10-10T15:23:12Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.descriptioniii, 16 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper reports the effects of stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) in dispersion decreasing fiber (DDF) with various inputs and power. The investigation into SBS includes experiments with a DFB laser, an externally modulated DFB laser, CW laser, a CW laser modulated with a Mach-Zehnder modulator, and a mode-locked picosecond laser. With these experiments, the SBS threshold in DDF is successfully determined to depend on both linewidth and power.en_US
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10920/29994
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
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dc.titleStimulated Brillouin Scattering in Dispersion Decreasing Fiberen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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