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Optical amplification: current status and future trends
Author(s): Marco Federighi; Fabrizio Di Pasquale
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Paper Abstract

Optical amplifiers have already deeply affected current thinking on optical fiber communications, and are likely to play an increasing role in the design of future systems. In this paper we review the principles of optical amplification and discuss briefly the operational characteristics of the main types of optical amplifiers and their main advantages and drawbacks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2450, Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies, (17 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201290
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Marco Federighi, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Fabrizio Di Pasquale, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2450:
Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies
Robert A. Cryan; P. Nalinaj Fernando; Pierpaolo Ghiggino; John M. Senior, Editor(s)

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