Enhanced Raman amplifier gain performance with HNLF broadening

T.J. Ellingham, J.D. Ania-Castañón, S.K. Turitsyn

Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication

Abstract

Nonlinear CW pump broadening over non-standard transmission fiber is used for the first time to achieve superior gain variation performance in a single-pump broadband Raman amplifier. A threefold increase in the bandwidth for 0.1 dB gain variation is reported.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationECOC 2005 proceedings
PublisherIET
Pages943-944
Number of pages2
Volume4
ISBN (Print)0-86341-543-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005
Event31st European Conference on Optical Communications - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Sep 20051 Sep 2005

Publication series

NameIEE conference publication series
PublisherIET
ISSN (Print)0537-9989

Conference

Conference31st European Conference on Optical Communications
Abbreviated titleECOC 2005
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityGlasgow
Period1/09/051/09/05

Keywords

  • optical communication equipment
  • optical fibre amplifiers
  • wavelength division multiplexing
  • optical fibre communication
  • optical pumping

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