A record optical fiber gain of 70 dB is achieved using a continuous wave pumped fiber optical parametric amplifier. Limitations due to saturation effects in this unidirectional amplifier are also discussed.
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T. Torounidis, P. A. Andrekson, and B. Olsson, " Ultra High Gain Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifier," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFH6.
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