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High-power EDFA pumped by P-doped fiber-based Raman converter
Author(s): Andrey S. Kurkov; Vladimir M. Paramonov; Olga N. Egorova; Eugeni M. Dianov; M. V. Yashkov; Alexei N. Guryanov; Igor Dmitrievich Zalevsky; S. E. Goncharov
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Paper Abstract

In this work we have tested characteristics of EDFA based on a single-mode Er-doped fiber, pumped at 1480 nm by two-stage Raman fiber converter. As an active media of Raman fiber converter a single-mode fiber with phosphorus doped core was used. The conversion efficiency of Raman converter was measured to be 36%. Output power of EDFA as high as 26 dBm was achieved at wavelengths 1554 and 1582 nm corresponding to C and L-band of WDM systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4638, Optical Devices for Fiber Communication III, (14 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.467463
Show Author Affiliations
Andrey S. Kurkov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Vladimir M. Paramonov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Olga N. Egorova, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Eugeni M. Dianov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
M. V. Yashkov, Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances (Russia)
Alexei N. Guryanov, Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances (Russia)
Igor Dmitrievich Zalevsky, SigmPlus (Russia)
S. E. Goncharov, Milon Ltd. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4638:
Optical Devices for Fiber Communication III
Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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