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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 19 — Sep. 20, 2004
  • pp: 4372–4377

Quasi-lossless transmission using second-order Raman amplification and fibre Bragg gratings

Juan Diego Ania-Castañón  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 19, pp. 4372-4377 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.004372


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Abstract

A novel distributed amplification scheme for quasi-lossless transmission is presented. The system is studied numerically and shown to be able to strongly reduce signal power variations in comparison with currently employed schemes of similar complexity. As an example, variations of less than 3.1 dB for 100 km distance between pumps and below 0.42 dB for 60 km are obtained when using standard single-mode fibre as the transmission medium with an input signal average power of 0 dBm, and a total pump power of about 1.7 W.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect

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History
Original Manuscript: August 9, 2004
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2004
Published: September 20, 2004

Citation
Juan Ania-Castañón, "Quasi-lossless transmission using second-order Raman amplification and fibre Bragg gratings," Opt. Express 12, 4372-4377 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-19-4372


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