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Anomalous gain saturation in EDFAs
Author(s): Diana Tentori-Santa-Cruz; Manuel May; Horacio Soto; Javier Mendieta
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Paper Abstract

Several models have been developed to describe the interaction between neighboring ions in heavily doped erbium fibers. All of them are based on the anomalous saturation of the pump power. In this work we present experimental results of the anomalous behavior of the gain saturation in an EDFA, induced by the signal's power. This additional information shows us that energy migration is also induced by phonons.

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Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.355030
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Diana Tentori-Santa-Cruz, CICESE (United States)
Manuel May, CICESE (United States)
Horacio Soto, CICESE (Mexico)
Javier Mendieta, CICESE (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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