Noise performance improvement of broadband distributed raman amplifier using dual order bidirectional pumping

Md A. Iqbal, Mingming Tan, Lukasz Krzczanowicz, Giuseppe Rizzelli, Francesca Gallazzi, Atalla El-Taher, Wladek Forysiak, Paul Harper, Juan Diego Ania-Castañón

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Abstract

A low-noise broadband bidirectional Raman pumping scheme combining dual order copumps is proposed. The improved noise figure without RIN increase is compared experimentally and numerically with conventional pumping schemes for distributed amplification over 70 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAsia Communications and Photonics Conference 2016
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)978-0-9600380-0-8
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Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2016
EventAsia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2016 - Wuhan, China
Duration: 2 Nov 20165 Nov 2016

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ConferenceAsia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2016
CountryChina
CityWuhan
Period2/11/165/11/16

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Iqbal, M. A., Tan, M., Krzczanowicz, L., Rizzelli, G., Gallazzi, F., El-Taher, A., Forysiak, W., Harper, P., & Ania-Castañón, J. D. (2016). Noise performance improvement of broadband distributed raman amplifier using dual order bidirectional pumping. In Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2016 [paper AF4G.2] Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/ACPC.2016.AF4G.2