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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 23 — Nov. 13, 2006
  • pp: 11024–11035

Frequency domain model to calculate the pump to signal RIN transfer in multi-pump Raman fiber amplifiers

Junhe Zhou, Jianping Chen, Xinwan Li, Guiling Wu, Yiping Wang, and Wenning Jiang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 23, pp. 11024-11035 (2006)

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In this paper, a novel frequency domain model to compute the pump to signal relative intensity noise (RIN) transfer in multi-pump Raman fiber amplifiers (RFAs) is proposed. The analytical expressions for RFAs with single pump and single signal channel are derived as a specific case of the model. The formulas exactly agree with the published results both for the co-pumped and counter-pumped RFAs. Afterwards, the pump to signal RIN transfer in multi-pump RFAs is studied numerically with thorough discussions.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 14, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 6, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 21, 2006
Published: November 13, 2006

Junhe Zhou, Jianping Chen, Xinwan Li, Guiling Wu, Yiping Wang, and Wenning Jiang, "Frequency domain model to calculate the pump to signal RIN transfer in multi-pump Raman fiber amplifiers," Opt. Express 14, 11024-11035 (2006)

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