Performance characterisation and limitations of high-gain discrete Raman amplification

Atalla E. El-Taher, Marc Stephens, Vladimir Gordienko, Wladek Forysiak, Paul Harper, Nick Doran

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We experimentally characterise discrete Raman amplification by varying pump power, fibre length and signal feedback level. We achieve up to 35dB gain for < 1dB bit error rate penalty using a fibre length of 8.65km.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: Science and Innovations 2016
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-943580-11-8
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016


Conference2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Abbreviated titleCLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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