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Trade-off between gain efficiency and noise figure in an optimised fibre amplifier

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The trade-off between gain efficiency and noise figure is evaluated for an optimised EDFA pumped at 980nm. Operating at maximum gain efficiency results in an increased noise figure of ~4dB. Quadrupling the pump power can reduce the noise figure to 3.2 - 3.5dB.

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Zervas, M.N., Laming, R.I. and Payne, D.N. (1992) Trade-off between gain efficiency and noise figure in an optimised fibre amplifier At Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC '92), Costa Rica.

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Published date: February 1992
Additional Information: Paper WK7
Venue - Dates: Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC '92), Costa Rica, 1992-02-01

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Local EPrints ID: 77372
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77372
PURE UUID: 449201f5-38b7-4fbb-a3c8-bfcb0f196a57

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:32

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

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