19 July 1999 Anomalous gain saturation in EDFAs
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Proceedings Volume 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.355030
Event: ICO XVIII 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, 1999, San Francisco, CA, United States
Several models have been developed to describe the interaction between neighboring ions in heavily doped erbium fibers. All of them are based on the anomalous saturation of the pump power. In this work we present experimental results of the anomalous behavior of the gain saturation in an EDFA, induced by the signal's power. This additional information shows us that energy migration is also induced by phonons.
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Diana Tentori-Santa-Cruz, Diana Tentori-Santa-Cruz, Manuel May, Manuel May, Horacio Soto, Horacio Soto, Javier Mendieta, Javier Mendieta, "Anomalous gain saturation in EDFAs", Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.355030; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.355030


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