Prospects for inserting parametric amplifiers in optical communication networks

M.E. Marhic, N.J. Doran

Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication

Abstract

We investigate to what extent the unique features of OPAs (large bandwidths, 0 dB noise figure, phase conjugation, signal regeneration) can be combined and exploited in future long-haul communication networks. Network PMD can complicate the use of phase-sensitive amplification.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 13th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4577-0880-0, 978-1-4577-0882-4
ISBN (Print)978-1-4577-0881-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event13th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 26 Jun 201130 Jun 2011

Publication series

NameIEEE Conference Publications
PublisherIEEE
ISSN (Print)2162-7339

Conference

Conference13th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Abbreviated titleICTON 2011
CountrySweden
CityStockholm
Period26/06/1130/06/11

Keywords

  • optical communication
  • fiber nonlinearities
  • noise figure
  • optical parametric amplification
  • polarization mode dispersion

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