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Gain and noise characteristics of all-optical gain-clamped Fabry-Perot lasing erbium-doped fiber amplifier using fiber Bragg reflectors
Author(s): Yange Liu; Hao Zhang; Shuzhong Yuan; Jian-guo Tian; Xiaoyi Dong
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, gain and noise characteristics of gain-clamped Fabry-Perot lasing erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) is investigated in detail when reflective wavelength and reflectivity of the fiber Bragg gratings (FBG) are selected different values. The relationships between gain and noise performance of the gain-clamped EDFA and the selection ofFBG parameters such as reflectivity and reflective wavelength are investigated and analyzed. It is found via numerical simulation that the selection of FBG parameters has important influence on the performance of the EDFA. The results obtained in this paper can provide significant datum and reference for optimizing and improving the performance of all-optical gain-clamped EDFA.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4906, Optical Components and Transmission Systems, (23 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.480611
Show Author Affiliations
Yange Liu, Nankai Univ. (China)
Hao Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Shuzhong Yuan, Nankai Univ. (China)
Jian-guo Tian, Nankai Univ. (China)
Xiaoyi Dong, Nankai Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4906:
Optical Components and Transmission Systems
WeiSheng Hu; Shoichi Sudo; Peter Kaiser, Editor(s)

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