Characterisation of cascaded Raman-assisted fibre optical parametric amplifiers using WDM QPSK signals

Alexey Redyuk, Marc F.C. Stephens, Nick Doran

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Abstract

We report the first WDM numerical characterisation of crosstalk growth in cascaded Raman-Assisted Fibre Optical Parametric Amplifiers (RA-FOPAs). A cascade of ten RA-FOPAs results in ∼13dB lower crosstalk than the equivalent cascade of conventional FOPAs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference 2016
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)978-1-943580-07-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Mar 2016
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference 2016 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 20 Mar 201622 Mar 2016

Publication series

NameOSA Technical Digest
PublisherOptical Society of America

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference 2016
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period20/03/1622/03/16

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Redyuk, A., Stephens, M. F. C., & Doran, N. (2016). Characterisation of cascaded Raman-assisted fibre optical parametric amplifiers using WDM QPSK signals. In Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2016 [paper M3D.3] (OSA Technical Digest). Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2016.M3D.3