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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Optical parametric amplifiers
Quadrature phase shift keying
Demonstrations
Bandwidth
Fibers

Bibliographical note

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

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Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F., Takasaka, S., El-Taher, A. E., Phillips, I. D., Forysiak, W., ... 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). Berlin (DE): VDE.
Gordienko, V. ; Stephens, M.F. ; Takasaka, S. ; El-Taher, A.E. ; Phillips, I.D. ; Forysiak, W. ; Sugizaki, R. ; Doran, N.J. / Demonstration of an ultra-flat Raman-enhanced fibre optical parametric amplifier (FOPA) with >110nm gain-bandwidth. ECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications. Berlin (DE) : VDE, 2016. pp. 1019-1021
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Gordienko, V, Stephens, MF, Takasaka, S, El-Taher, AE, Phillips, ID, Forysiak, W, Sugizaki, R & Doran, NJ 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. VDE, Berlin (DE), pp. 1019-1021, 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, Düsseldorf, Germany, 18/09/16.

Demonstration of an ultra-flat Raman-enhanced fibre optical parametric amplifier (FOPA) with >110nm gain-bandwidth. / Gordienko, V.; Stephens, M.F.; Takasaka, S.; El-Taher, A.E.; Phillips, I.D.; Forysiak, W.; Sugizaki, R.; Doran, N.J.

ECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications. Berlin (DE) : VDE, 2016. p. 1019-1021.

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

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Gordienko V, Stephens MF, Takasaka S, El-Taher AE, Phillips ID, Forysiak W et al. 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. Berlin (DE): VDE. 2016. p. 1019-1021