Characterisation of random DFB Raman laser amplifier for WDM transmission

Paweł Rosa, Giuseppe Rizzelli, Mingming Tan, Paul Harper, Juan Diego Ania-Castañón

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We perform a full numerical characterisation of half-open cavity random DFB Raman fibre laser amplifier schemes for WDM transmission in terms of signal power variation, noise and nonlinear impairments, showcasing the excellent potential of this scheme to provide amplification for DWDM transmission with very low gain variation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28634-28639
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Issue number22
Early online date11 Oct 2015
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2015

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Funding: EU through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie IF CHAOS (658982); FP7 ITN programme ICONE (608099); EPSRC programme UNLOC (EP/J017582/1); Spanish MINECO TEC-27314 (RA-MAS) and SINFOTON (S2013/MIT-2790-SINFOTON-CM).


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