Stimulated Raman scattering of barium laser output in a silica fibre

H. M. Pask*, J. A. Piper

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Abstract

Strong stimulated Raman emission has been observed on three Stokes' lines at 1.608, 1.744 and 1.896 μm from 12.6 km of single-mode silica fibre pumped at 1.50 μm with the output of a pulsed barium vapour laser. A study has been made of the spectral distribution of fibre output as a function of peak input power to the fibre (up to 47 MW cm-2), and the results are compared to theoretical predictions. Incomplete conversion of the pump to first Stokes', and first to second Stokes', lines is observed despite the length of the fibre.

Original languageEnglish
JournalOptical and Quantum Electronics
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1991

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