Optical EngineeringSpectral gain and noise measurement system for fiber amplifiers
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We introduce a new technique to measure the amplified spontaneous emission and signal gain of the fiber amplifier. We have constructed a measurement system that consists of a tunable signal source, a fast chopper, detectors, and a microcomputer. This amplifier measurement system can be used to characterize amplifier properties as a function of input signal wavelength and power.