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Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Atlanta, Georgia United States
March 23, 2003
ISBN: 1-55752-731-8
Amplifier Design and Characterization 2 (ThZ)

Precise Calibration for Optical Amplifier Noise Figure Measurement Using the RIN Subtraction Method

Gregory E. Obarski

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Abstract

Calibration with a relative-intensity noise (RIN) standard significantly improves the RIN subtraction method for measuring the noise figure of an erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA). The typical standard uncertainty in our measurement is ≤0.15 dB.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.4800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical standards and testing
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.4480) Optoelectronics : Optical amplifiers

Citation
G. E. Obarski, "Precise Calibration for Optical Amplifier Noise Figure Measurement Using the RIN Subtraction Method," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper ThZ3.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OFC-2003-ThZ3


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