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High sensitivity optical pre-amplifier at 10Gbit/s employing a low noise composite EDFA with 46dB gain

Laming, R.I., Gnauck, A.H., Giles, C.R., Zervas, M.N. and Payne, D.N. (1992) High sensitivity optical pre-amplifier at 10Gbit/s employing a low noise composite EDFA with 46dB gain At 3rd Topical Meeting on Optical Amplifiers & Their Applications, United States. 24 - 26 Jun 1992.

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Abstract

We have demonstrated an optical preamplifier with a record sensitivity of -38.8dBm (102 photons/bit) at 10Gbit/s. When employed in a practical link the sensitivity is only slightly degraded to -37.6dBm (135 photons/bit) by input coupling losses and feedback due to Rayleigh backscattering.

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Published date: 1992
Venue - Dates: 3rd Topical Meeting on Optical Amplifiers & Their Applications, United States, 1992-06-24 - 1992-06-26

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Local EPrints ID: 77332
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77332
PURE UUID: 4af36227-eacd-4b83-90ee-7b42f27e73af

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:33

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Author: R.I. Laming
Author: A.H. Gnauck
Author: C.R. Giles
Author: M.N. Zervas
Author: D.N. Payne

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