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Integrated optical fiber amplifiers for space-division multiplexed systems
Author(s): Haoshuo Chen; Cang Jin; Bin Huang; Nicolas K. Fontaine; Roland Ryf; Ren-Jean Essiambre; Youns Messaddeq; Sophie LaRochelle
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Paper Abstract

Integrated space-division multiplexed (SDM) erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFAs) are not only inevitable for SDM systems, but can be an alternative solution to nowadays EDFA array for parallel amplification. SDM EDFAs are expected to provide substantial complexity and cost savings through spatial-integration compared to duplicating single-mode fiber amplifiers. High output power and low noise figure can be achieved by cladding-pumped SDM EDFAs. In this paper, different cladding pumping solutions, cladding-pumped single-mode and multimode multi-core EDFAs will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10130, Next-Generation Optical Communication: Components, Sub-Systems, and Systems VI, 1013005 (28 January 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2256180
Show Author Affiliations
Haoshuo Chen, Nokia Bell Labs. (United States)
Cang Jin, Nokia Bell Labs. (United States)
COPL, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Bin Huang, Nokia Bell Labs. (United States)
Nicolas K. Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs. (United States)
Roland Ryf, Nokia Bell Labs. (United States)
Ren-Jean Essiambre, Nokia Bell Labs. (United States)
Youns Messaddeq, COPL, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Sophie LaRochelle, COPL, Univ. Laval (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10130:
Next-Generation Optical Communication: Components, Sub-Systems, and Systems VI
Guifang Li; Xiang Zhou, Editor(s)

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