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Opt Lett. 2007 Sep 1;32(17):2562-4.

Demonstration of bend-induced nonlinearities in large-mode-area fibers.

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  • 1OFS Laboratories, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset New Jersey, 08873, USA.


We present what we believe to be the first direct measurements of enhanced nonlinearities in large-mode-area fibers due to bend induced reductions in effective area. Both Raman scattering and self-phase modulation are observed to increase in tightly coiled fibers. The measured increase in nonlinearity compares well with predictions from simulations of the modal effective area.

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