A S-band single-stage depressed-cladding silica-based EDFA has been obtained by suppressing C-band ASE through the bending losses. A 25.3 dB gain has been obtained at 1504 nm for a bending diameter of 15 cm.
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P. Vavassori, M. Foroni, F. Poli, A. Cucinotta, and S. Selleri, "S-Band EDFA with ASE Suppression Induced by Bending Loss of Depressed-Cladding Active Fiber," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MC5.
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