Evaluation of RIN Mitigated Dual Order Bidirectional Distributed Raman Amplification Using a Broadband First Order Forward Pump

Md Asif Iqbal, Mingming Tan, Paul Harper

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Abstract

We propose a dual-order distributed Raman amplifier using a novel broadband first-order pump which reduces signal RIN by >10dB and improves OSNR simultaneously, compared with conventional pumps. We amplify 1Tb/s DP-QPSK WDM signals and improve Q factor by >0.6dB.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-5624-2
ISBN (Print) 978-1-5386-4993-0
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 26 Apr 2018
Event43rd European Conference on Optical Communication - Gothenburg, Sweden
Duration: 17 Sep 201721 Sep 2017

Conference

Conference43rd European Conference on Optical Communication
Abbreviated titleECOC 2017
CountrySweden
CityGothenburg
Period17/09/1721/09/17

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