Optimization of discrete Raman amplifiers for different kinds of fibers

Ania-Castañón, J.D. and Turitsyn, S.K. Optimization of discrete Raman amplifiers for different kinds of fibers. IN: International conference on lasers, applications, and technologies 2002. SPIE proceedings . SPIE.

Abstract

We present an analysis of the performance of backward-pumped discrete Raman amplifier modules designed for simultaneous amplification and dispersion and/or dispersion slope compensation, both in single-channel and in multichannel systems. Optimal module parameters are determined within a realistic range of pump and signal powers.

Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Non-linearity and complexity research group
Additional Information: Juan D. Ania-Castanon and Sergei K. Turitsyn. "Optimization of discrete Raman amplifiers for different kinds of fibers", Proc. SPIE 5137, International Conference on Lasers, Applications, and Technologies 2002: Advanced Lasers and Systems, 112 (October 8, 2003). Copyright XXXX (year) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.517927
Event Title: International Quantum Electronics Conference/Laser Application and Technologies
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2002-06-22 - 2002-06-28
Uncontrolled Keywords: Raman amplifiers,dispersion compensation

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