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Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers
Author(s): John L. Zyskind
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Paper Abstract

Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFA’s) operate in the 1.5?m wavelength telecommunications window and have achieved high gain, high output power and near ideal noise performance. The feasibility of using semiconductor laser diodes to pump EDFA’s insures that EDFA’s are practical devices which will have great impact on optical communications as power boosters, optical repeaters and optical preamplifiers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1581, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers III, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.134968
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John L. Zyskind, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1581:
Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers III
Michel J. F. Digonnet; Elias Snitzer, Editor(s)

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