Towards wide-bandwidth ultra-flat FOPAs

Abstract

Fibre optical parametric amplifiers (FOPAs) offer the potential for high gain and >100 nm bandwidth at arbitrary wavelengths for increased transmission capacity. We will cover the main principles of the FOPA and discuss our approach to obtaining broad flat gain and performance improvement via simultaneous Raman amplification.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2017.8025079
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Additional Information: © Copyright 2017 IEEE - All rights reserved. Funding: EPSRC project UPON, EP/M005283/1.
Event Title: 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2017
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2017-07-02 - 2017-07-06
Uncontrolled Keywords: broadband amplifiers,optical parametric amplifiers,Raman scattering,Computer Networks and Communications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
ISBN: 9781538608586
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2017-09-04
Accepted Date: 2017-09-04
Authors: Gordienko, Vladimir (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-9141-828X)
Stephens, Marc (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-6533-1893)
Doran, Nick (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-8309-8805)

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