Abstract

The Raman gain based polarization pulling process in a copropagating scheme is investigated. We map the degree of polarization, the angle between the signal and pump output Stokes vectors, the mean signal gain and its standard deviation considering the entire Raman gain bandwidth. We show that, in the undepleted regime (signal input power ∼ 1 μW), the degree of polarization is proportional to the pump power and changes with the signal wavelength, following the Raman gain shape. In the depleted regime (signal input power ≳ 1mW), the highest values for the degree of polarization are no more observed for the highest pump powers. Indeed, we show that exists an optimum pump power leading to a maximum degree of polarization.

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2010 (3)

2009 (3)

2008 (2)

2006 (2)

2005 (1)

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[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

2000 (1)

Agrawal, G. P.

Ania-Castanon, J. D.

Assémat, E.

Bennink, R. S.

Boyd, R. W.

Cirigliano, M.

Fatome, J.

Ferrario, M.

Ferreira, Mário F. S.

Fisher, R. A.

Fugihara, M.

M. Fugihara and A. N. Pinto, “Attenuation fitting functions,” Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 51, 2294–2296 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. N. Pinto, “Low-cost Raman amplifier for CWDM systems,” Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 50, 297–301 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Fugihara, M. C.

Galtarossa, A.

Haelterman, M.

S. Pitois, A. Picozzi, G. Millot, H. R. Jauslin, and M. Haelterman, “Polarization and modal attractors in conservative counterpropagating four-wave interaction,” Europhys. Lett. 70, 88 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Heebner, J. E.

Jauslin, H. R.

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[CrossRef]

Kozlov, V. V.

Lagrange, S.

Lin, Q.

Marazzi, L.

Martelli, P.

Martinelli, M.

Millot, G.

Morin, P.

Muga, N. J.

Nuno, J.

Palmieri, L.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Picozzi, A.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

Pietralunga, S. M.

Pinto, A. N.

N. J. Muga, M. C. Fugihara, Mário F. S. Ferreira, and A. N. Pinto, “Non-Gaussian ASE noise in Raman amplification systems,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3389–3398 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. N. Pinto, “Attenuation fitting functions,” Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 51, 2294–2296 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. N. Pinto, “Low-cost Raman amplifier for CWDM systems,” Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 50, 297–301 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Pitois, S.

Santagiustina, M.

L. Ursini, M. Santagiustina, and L. Palmieri, “Raman nonlinear polarization pulling in the pump depleted regime in randomly birefringent fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23, 254–256 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. Galtarossa, L. Palmieri, M. Santagiustina, and L. Ursini, “Polarized backward Raman amplification in randomly birefringent fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 4055–4063 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Sugny, D.

Ursini, L.

L. Ursini, M. Santagiustina, and L. Palmieri, “Raman nonlinear polarization pulling in the pump depleted regime in randomly birefringent fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23, 254–256 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. Galtarossa, L. Palmieri, M. Santagiustina, and L. Ursini, “Polarized backward Raman amplification in randomly birefringent fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 4055–4063 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Wabnitz, S.

Europhys. Lett. (1)

S. Pitois, A. Picozzi, G. Millot, H. R. Jauslin, and M. Haelterman, “Polarization and modal attractors in conservative counterpropagating four-wave interaction,” Europhys. Lett. 70, 88 (2005).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

L. Ursini, M. Santagiustina, and L. Palmieri, “Raman nonlinear polarization pulling in the pump depleted regime in randomly birefringent fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23, 254–256 (2011).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (4)

Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. (2)

M. Fugihara and A. N. Pinto, “Low-cost Raman amplifier for CWDM systems,” Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 50, 297–301 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. N. Pinto, “Attenuation fitting functions,” Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 51, 2294–2296 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (4)

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