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Investigation of noise performance in Raman amplifiers of various design
Author(s): Michael V. Dashkov
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Paper Abstract

In this paper noise performance of Raman amplifiers is analyzed. Efficient model and methods for calculation of noises impact in Raman amplifier of various designs (forward, backward and bidirectional pump schemes) are presented. Developed models are taking into account features of not uniform amplifier span and cascaded amplifier spans. An analytical solution for ASE noise allows to reduce time expenses at simulations. Analytical and simplified expressions for DRB noise can be used to investigate qualitative dependence from different factors. Area of application developed models was defined as distributed Raman amplifier with standard single mode fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6277, Optical Technologies for Telecommunications 2005, 627701 (30 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.692918
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Michael V. Dashkov, Volga State Telecommunications Academy (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6277:
Optical Technologies for Telecommunications 2005
Vladimir A. Andreev; Vladimir A. Burdin; Albert H. Sultanov, Editor(s)

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