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Limitation Of Optical Gain In A High Density WDM System Using Raman Amplification
Author(s): Ming -Seng Kao; Jingshown Wu
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Paper Abstract

The applications of Raman amplifiers as repeater amplifiers or post transmitter amplifiers in a high density WDM system are theor-etically investigated. The limitation of amplifier gain and the existence of an optimum pump power which results in maximum amplif-ier gain are present. Based on the results, amplifier gains up to 50 dB and 20 dB are achievable for the uses as a repeater and a post transmitter amplifier respectively.

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Date Published: 15 February 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1171, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers, (15 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963167
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Ming -Seng Kao, National Taiwan University (China)
Jingshown Wu, National Taiwan University (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1171:
Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers
Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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