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From S- to C-band amplification in a depressed-cladding EDFA
Author(s): M. Foroni; F. Poli; L. Ruggeri; S. Selleri; A. Cucinotta; P. Vavassori
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Paper Abstract

The influence of bending on the gain spectrum in a depressed-cladding erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) has been studied. In particular, by changing the bending diameter, it is possible to translate the amplifier band from C- to S-band. A 22 dB gain for an input signal power of -15 dBm has been obtained in S-band at 1504 nm and in C-band at 1545 with a bending diameter of 15 cm and 100 cm, respectively. By bending the erbium doped fiber with two different diameters, it is possible to obtain amplification in a wavelength range between Sand C-band.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6190, Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II, 61900K (17 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.662984
Show Author Affiliations
M. Foroni, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Italy)
F. Poli, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Italy)
L. Ruggeri, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Italy)
S. Selleri, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Italy)
A. Cucinotta, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Italy)
P. Vavassori, Petroceramics S.r.l. (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6190:
Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II
Alphan Sennaroglu, Editor(s)

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