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Applications of Raman lasers and amplifiers in fiber communication systems
Author(s): Andrew J. Stentz
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Paper Abstract

The development of practical high power fiber lasers has created a resurgence of interest in Raman amplifiers for telecommunications systems. In this paper, we review the applications of cladding-pumped fiber lasers and cascaded Raman lasers to distributed and discrete, analog and digital Raman amplifiers at both 1.3 and 1.5 micrometers and to remotely pumped amplifiers in repeaterless communication systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3263, Nonlinear Optical Engineering, (19 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308357
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Andrew J. Stentz, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3263:
Nonlinear Optical Engineering
Metin S. Mangir, Editor(s)

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