Performance limits of erbium-doped fibre amplifiers due to internal Rayleigh backscattering


Zervas, M.N. and Laming, R.I. (1993) Performance limits of erbium-doped fibre amplifiers due to internal Rayleigh backscattering. In, Conference on Optical Fiber Communication/International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communication, San Jose, California, February 21-26, 1993. OFC/IOOC '93 Washington, GB, Optical Society of America, ThF1. (OSA Technical Digest Series, 4).

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For gains above ~30dB internal Rayleigh backscattering deteriorates both amplifier gain and noise figure. In high gain applications, increasing the fibre NA and dopant confinement above a critical value is shown to be detrimental.

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77277
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:57
Publisher: Optical Society of America
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77277

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