Demonstration of an ultra-flat Raman-enhanced fibre optical parametric amplifier (FOPA) with >110nm gain-bandwidth

V. Gordienko, M.F. Stephens, S. Takasaka, A.E. El-Taher, I.D. Phillips, W. Forysiak, R. Sugizaki, N.J. Doran

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a Raman-enhanced FOPA achieving record unfiltered gain variation of only +-0.5dB over 111nm bandwidth and with 9.6dB gain. We amplify a 60Gb/s QPSK signal error-free across the L-band with maximum Q2 penalty of 0.9+-0.3dB.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications
Place of PublicationBerlin (DE)
PublisherVDE
Pages1019-1021
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783800742745
ISBN (Print)978-3-8007-4274-5
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 5 Dec 2016
Event42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications - Düsseldorf, Germany
Duration: 18 Sep 201622 Sep 2016
http://conference.vde.com/ecoc-2016

Conference

Conference42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications
Abbreviated titleECOC 2016
CountryGermany
CityDüsseldorf
Period18/09/1622/09/16
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Bibliographical note

-Funding: EPSRC (EP/M005283/1).

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    Enhanced nonlinear spectral compression in fibre by sinusoidal phase modulation

    Finot, C. & Boscolo, S., 5 Dec 2016, ECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications. Berlin (DE): VDE, p. 339-341 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

  • Nonlinear distortion in mode delay compensated few-mode fibre spans with intermediate coupling

    Ferreira, F. M., Costa, C. S., Mac Suibhne, N., Sygletos, S. & Ellis, A. D., 5 Dec 2016, ECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications. Berlin (DE): VDE, p. 295-297 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference publication

  • Receiver memory requirement in mode delay compensated few-mode fibre spans with intermediate coupling

    Costa, C. S., Ferreira, F. M., Mac Suibhne, N., Sygletos, S. & Ellis, A. D., 5 Dec 2016, ECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications. Berlin (DE): VDE, p. 223-225 3 p. Tu.1.E.4

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    Demonstration of an Ultra-Flat Raman-Enhanced Fibre Optical Parametric Amplifier (FOPA) with >110nm Gain-Bandwidth

    Gordienko, V. (Creator), Stephens, M. (Creator), Takasaka, S. (Creator), El-Taher, A. (Creator), Phillips, I. (Creator), Forysiak, W. (Creator), Sugizaki, R. (Creator) & Doran, N. (Creator), Aston Data Explorer, 15 Apr 2016

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    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F., Takasaka, S., El-Taher, A. E., Phillips, I. D., Forysiak, W., Sugizaki, R., & Doran, N. J. (2016). Demonstration of an ultra-flat Raman-enhanced fibre optical parametric amplifier (FOPA) with >110nm gain-bandwidth. In ECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (pp. 1019-1021). VDE.