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Amplified distributed reflective optical star couplers using least erbium-doped fibers and standard fibers
Author(s): Kuang Y. Chen; Jy-Wang Liaw; W. Y. Guo
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Paper Abstract

We present a practical configuration of an amplified distributed reflective N-star coupler using 2 X 2 3-dB fiber couplers and least numbers of erbium-doped fibers, pump lasers, and standard fibers. The constitution and characteristics of this coupler are investigated. Besides a tremendous saving of the required standard fibers, this distributed coupler is more efficient, more reliable, more flexible for future expansion, and more cost-effective for application in optical networks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 October 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1817, Optical Communications, (28 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131348
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Kuang Y. Chen, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Taiwan)
Jy-Wang Liaw, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Taiwan)
W. Y. Guo, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Taiwan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1817:
Optical Communications
Bor-Uei Chen; Steven S. Cheng, Editor(s)

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