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Raman fiber lasers as pumps for Raman amplification
Author(s): Clifford Headley III; Jean-Christophe Bouteiller; Marc Mermelstein; Khush Brar; Christopher Horn
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Paper Abstract

This article describes Raman fiber lasers and their application as pumps to a Raman amplified optical communication system. Single wavelength, multiwavelength and dual-order devices are described. The advantages of Raman fiber lasers compared to semiconductor diodes are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2002
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 4870, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications II, (11 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475529
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Clifford Headley III, OFS Fitel Labs. (United States)
Jean-Christophe Bouteiller, OFS Fitel Labs. (United States)
Marc Mermelstein, OFS Fitel Labs. (United States)
Khush Brar, OFS Fitel Labs. (United States)
Christopher Horn, OFS Fitel Labs. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4870:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications II
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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