Linear optical amplifiers, despite their directivities in gains and noise figures, have yielded high performances as bidirectional inline amplifiers in a bidirectional transmission of 16 channels × 10 Gbit/s per direction over a metropolitan network.
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H. S. Chung, J. S. Han, S. H. Chang, and H. J. Lee, "A bidirectional transmission of 32 channels × 10 Gbit/s over a metropolitan network using linear optical amplifiers as bidirectional inline amplifiers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CWA5.
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