Analytic theory of fiber-optic Raman polarizers

Year: 2012

Authors: Kozlov V.V., Nuno J., Ania-Castañón J.D., Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Department of Information Engineering, Università di Brescia, Via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy; Department of Physics, St.-Petersburg State University, Petrodvoretz, St.-Petersburg, 198504, Russian Federation; Instituto de Optica, IO-CSIC, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientficas, Serrano 121, 28006 Madrid, Spain

Abstract: The Raman polarizer is a Raman amplifier which not only amplifies but also re-polarizes light. We propose a relatively simple and analytically tractable model – the ideal Raman polarizer, for describing the operation of this device.

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KeyWords: Analytic theory; Raman amplifier, Light amplifiers, Optical instruments
DOI: 10.1364/NP.2012.NW2D.6