The impact of the span length on the optimal configuration of a transmission system with hybrid Raman/EDFA amplification is studied using the nonlinearity management theory. Optimal length is determined for an SSMF/DCF 40 Gb/s system.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.4480) Optoelectronics : Optical amplifiers
J. D. Ania-Castanon, I. O. Nasieva, S. K. Turitsyn, C. Borsier, and E. Pincemin, "Span length optimization of an SSMF/DCF based system with hybrid Raman/EDFA amplification," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MC4.
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