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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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Abstract

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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Published date: 1993
Venue - Dates: OFC/IOOC '93, 1993-01-01

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Local EPrints ID: 77277
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77277
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:33

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Author: M.N. Zervas
Author: R.I. Laming

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