We demonstrate that the acoustic phonons involved in stimulated Brillouin scattering (both forward and backward) in optical fibers can be completely described by using electrostrictive forces. Numerical calculations for photonic crystal fiber illustrate the model.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

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