RIN transfer in random distributed feedback fiber lasers

Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.49). 11/2012; 20(24):27376-81. DOI: 10.1364/OE.20.027376
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We numerically investigate relative intensity-noise transfer from a noisy pump to the generated Stokes component in random distributed feedback ultralong Raman fiber lasers. Results show transfer levels comparable to those in distributed Raman amplification and cavity-based ultralong Raman fiber lasers, but with some unique spectral features.

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