22 February 1995 Spectral gain and noise measurement system for fiber amplifiers
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Proceedings Volume 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.201966
Event: Advanced Networks and Services, 1995, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Abstract
The optical fiber amplifier is a device where signal light near 1.55 micrometers is amplified by stimulated emission of the exited erbium ions as the signal passes through the erbium doped fiber. The critical properties of erbium doped fiber amplifiers are the output power, gain, and noise. These amplifier parameters should be measured as a function of wavelength. For this reason we have constructed a measurement system that consists of a tunable signal source, fast chopper, detectors, and microcomputer. This amplifier measurement system can be used to characterize amplifier properties as a function of wavelength and input or output powers.
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Pauli Kiiveri, Pauli Kiiveri, Simo K. T. Tammela, Simo K. T. Tammela, } "Spectral gain and noise measurement system for fiber amplifiers", Proc. SPIE 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components, (22 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201966; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.201966
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