Amplification through losses in nonlinear fiber optics

Auro M. Perego, Sergei K. Turitsyn, Kestutis Staliunas

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Abstract

We present the most recent results about a novel modulation instability of a continuous light wave in a normal dispersion nonlinear optical fiber, induced by spectrally asymmetric losses for signal and idler waves. The presence of such spectrally asymmetric losses profile causes energy transfer from the pump to both signal and idler. A variety of applications concerning both amplification of signals and generation of pulses is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO)
PublisherIEEE
Pages300
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-3612-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-3611-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2018
Event2018 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO) - Saint Petersburg, Russia
Duration: 4 Jun 20188 Jun 2018

Conference

Conference2018 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO)
Period4/06/188/06/18

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    Perego, A. M., Turitsyn, S. K., & Staliunas, K. (2018). Amplification through losses in nonlinear fiber optics. In 2018 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO) (pp. 300). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/LO.2018.8435202