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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 18 — Aug. 27, 2012
  • pp: 20191–20200

Cladding-pumped erbium-doped multicore fiber amplifier

K. S. Abedin, T. F. Taunay, M. Fishteyn, D. J. DiGiovanni, V.R. Supradeepa, J. M. Fini, M. F. Yan, B. Zhu, E. M. Monberg, and F.V. Dimarcello  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 18, pp. 20191-20200 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.020191


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Abstract

A cladding pumped multicore erbium-doped fiber amplifier for simultaneous amplification of 6 channels is demonstrated. Peak gain over 32 dB has been obtained at a wavelength of 1560 nm and the bandwidth measured at 20-dB gain was about 35 nm. Numerical modeling of cladding pumped multicore erbium-doped amplifier was also performed to study the properties of the amplifier. The results of experiment and simulation are found to be in good agreement.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 22, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 14, 2012
Published: August 20, 2012

Citation
K. S. Abedin, T. F. Taunay, M. Fishteyn, D. J. DiGiovanni, V.R. Supradeepa, J. M. Fini, M. F. Yan, B. Zhu, E. M. Monberg, and F.V. Dimarcello, "Cladding-pumped erbium-doped multicore fiber amplifier," Opt. Express 20, 20191-20200 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-18-20191


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