The linear and nonlinear noise performance of a 70nm, dual-stage, ∼20dB-gain discrete Raman amplifier is characterised experimentally using different second-stage fibres. An advantageous IDF-SMF configuration is identified with an improvement in the nonlinear performance by >1dBQ 2 compared with IDF-DCF configurations.
|Title of host publication||2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Nov 2018|
|Event||2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) - Rome, Italy|
Duration: 23 Sep 2018 → 27 Sep 2018
|Conference||2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)|
|Period||23/09/18 → 27/09/18|
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Iqbal, M. A., Krzczanowicz, L., Al-Khateeb, M., Phillips, I. D., Tan, M., Harper, P., & Forysiak, W. (2018). Characterisation of Linear and Nonlinear Noise of a Dual-Stage Broadband Discrete Raman Amplifier. In 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ECOC.2018.8535394