12 May 2014 The high gain 1310nm Raman amplifier
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Proceedings Volume 9228, Optical Fibers and Their Applications 2014; 92280P (2014) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2067055
Event: 15th Conference on Optical Fibers and Their Applications, 2014, Lipowy Most, Poland
Due to the growing demand for transmission capacity, it has become essential to utilize multiple wavelength domains in one transmission system. To take full advantage of parallel 1550/1310 nm transmission, efficient 1310 nm amplification techniques are needed, such as the 1310 nm Raman amplifier. In the paper, we present detailed studies regarding the design of the 1310 nm Raman amplifier. Based on numerical simulations, we propose an efficient 1310 nm Raman amplifier design, utilizing the 1240 nm quantum-dot pumping lasers. The designed Raman amplifier is built and characterized. The achieved gain in a QD-laser pumped 1310 nm Raman amplifier was 19.5 dB. The presented results open the way for enhanced utilization of the 1310 nm Raman amplifier in the opto-telecommunication systems.
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Jarosław Piotr Turkiewicz, Jarosław Piotr Turkiewicz, Paweł Czyżak, Paweł Czyżak, "The high gain 1310nm Raman amplifier", Proc. SPIE 9228, Optical Fibers and Their Applications 2014, 92280P (12 May 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2067055; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2067055

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