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Why large bandwidth is needed in Four Wave Mixing process?

  1. Sep 2, 2014 #1
    Good Morning
    I loved the idea of four wave mixing in an optical fiber and how by satisfying phase matching condition you get a broad bandwidth but I want to know why am I interested in a large bandwidth why do I want to think about even enlarge it more?
    Thank you
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  3. Sep 7, 2014 #2
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  4. Sep 8, 2014 #3

    So I have a process called four wave mixing which if I want high efficiency in this process I should satisfy the phase matching condition as much as possible and if that happens the range of wavelength where FWM occurs is my bandwidth
    I want to know why I want large bandwidth in a physics matter
    Why should I care about it ?
  5. Sep 8, 2014 #4


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    Moved from General Physics to Electrical Engineering to see if it gets any nibbles there...
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