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Metaheuristic approach to design erbium-doped fiber amplifier module for DWDM network
Author(s): Jing Zhang; Ping Shum; Chao Lu; Xueping Cheng; Sheng Teck Lee; Zhihao Chen
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Paper Abstract

A meta-heuristic method to design Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA) Module for Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Network is proposed. By combining Simulated annealing (SA) and coupled mode theory, we obtain a promising method for the design of Long Period Gratings (LPGs) based gain equalizer for EDFA module. In C-band from 1528.8nm to 1562.3nm, we get the EDFA gain fluctuation within 1.1dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4581, Passive Components and Transmission Systems, (17 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445034
Show Author Affiliations
Jing Zhang, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Ping Shum, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Chao Lu, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Xueping Cheng, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Sheng Teck Lee, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Zhihao Chen, Nanyang Technological Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4581:
Passive Components and Transmission Systems
Chongcheng Fan; Norman S. Kwong, Editor(s)

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