Four wave mixing in distributed Raman amplified optical transmission systems

Mohammad A.Z. Al-Khateeb, Mingming Tan, Md Asif Iqbal, Mary McCarthy, Paul Harper, Andrew D. Ellis

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We report a simple analytical approximation and experimental validation describing four wave mixing efficiency in distributed Raman transmission system with different pumping schemes. The experimental results match the theoretical predictions with error margin <0.7dB.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Photonics Conference, IPC
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-1906-9
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jan 2017
Event29th IEEE Photonics Conference - Waikoloa, HI, USA, Waikoloa, United States
Duration: 2 Oct 20166 Oct 2016


Conference29th IEEE Photonics Conference
Abbreviated titleIPC 2016
CountryUnited States


Bibliographical note

-Funding: EPSRC [EP/J017582/1 and EP/L000091/1 (UNLOC and PEACE)]; Royal Society [WM120035 (TEST)]; and FP7 [ITN program ICONE (608099)].

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Al-Khateeb, M. A. Z., Tan, M., Iqbal, M. A., McCarthy, M., Harper, P., & Ellis, A. D. (2017). Four wave mixing in distributed Raman amplified optical transmission systems. In 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference, IPC (pp. 795-796). [ThB1.1] IEEE.