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Theoretical analysis double Rayleigh scattering's influences on noise characteristics of distributed fiber Raman amplifiers
Author(s): Wei Zhang; Jian Chen; Jiangde Peng; Xiaoming Liu; Chongcheng Fan
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Paper Abstract

A semi-analytical expression of double backward Rayleigh scattering (DRB) noise in a backward-pumped distributed fiber Raman amplifier (B-DFRA) is derived. A receiver is assumed to follow the B-DFRA, and various electrical noise terms in the receiver are compared with the DRB noise term which is shown dominating under elevated Raman on-off gain. An equivalent receiver sensitivity is introduced as a comprehensive measure of B-DFRA performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4581, Passive Components and Transmission Systems, (17 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445038
Show Author Affiliations
Wei Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Jian Chen, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Jiangde Peng, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xiaoming Liu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Chongcheng Fan, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


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

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