We propose a novel dual-order counter-pumped distributed Raman amplification technique using broadband incoherent 1st-order pump to suppress RIN transfer and improve Q-factor and transmission reach by 0.3dB and 833km respectively compared with conventional narrowband pumping.
|Title of host publication||Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2018|
|Publisher||Optical Society of America|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Mar 2018|
|Event||Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2018 - San Diego, United States|
Duration: 11 Mar 2018 → 15 Mar 2018
|Conference||Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2018|
|Period||11/03/18 → 15/03/18|
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Iqbal, M. A., Harper, P., & Tan, M. (2018). Transmission Performance Improvement Using Broadband Incoherent Counter-Pumped Distributed Raman Amplification. In Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2018 (pp. Th1C.2). Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2018.Th1C.2