Based on dual-order stimulated-Raman-scattering of single pump laser, hybrid Raman/EDFA is realized by introducing Erbium doped fiber (EDF) within the span. Gain and noise performance can be improved by optimizing the position of EDF.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
Z. Li, Y. J. Wen, C. Yu, W. Rong, Y. Wang, and T. H. Cheng, "Optimizing Raman/EDFA Hybrid Amplifier Based on Dual-Order Stimulated Raman Scattering of a Single Pump," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA63.