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Recent advances in optical fiber amplifiers
Author(s): Chia-Chi Wang; Atul Kumar Srivastava; Chien-Jen Chen; William S. Wong; Yan Sun
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Paper Abstract

To meet the ever-increasing traffic demands and to reduce the equipment as well as operation costs, recent developments in fiber-optic communication systems are focused on four areas: longer reach, wider bandwidth, higher bit rate and the intelligence of the system. In this presentation, recent advances in optical fiber amplifiers will be reviewed with the emphasis on the attributes supporting system requirements in these four areas. Topics to be addressed include ultra wideband amplifiers and amplifiers with new bands, a system perspective of Raman amplification, management of gain ripple, and intelligent amplifier control.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4581, Passive Components and Transmission Systems, (17 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445030
Show Author Affiliations
Chia-Chi Wang, Onetta Inc. (United States)
Atul Kumar Srivastava, Onetta Inc. (United States)
Chien-Jen Chen, Onetta Inc. (United States)
William S. Wong, Onetta Inc. (United States)
Yan Sun, Onetta Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4581:
Passive Components and Transmission Systems
Chongcheng Fan; Norman S. Kwong, Editor(s)

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