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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 1 — Jan. 8, 2007
  • pp: 56–61

Polarization-interleaved WDM signals in a fiber optical parametric amplifier with orthogonal pumps

K. K. Y. Wong, Guo-Wei Lu, and Lian-Kuan Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 56-61 (2007)

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We have demonstrated a polarization-interleaved wavelength-division multiplexed system with a two-orthogonal-pump optical parametric amplifier. The sensitivity has been improved by about 2dB compared to its counterpart with all channels co-polarized, with the same signal gain, which itself dramatically improved over the conventional two-parallel-pump OPA.

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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
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 26, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 19, 2006
Published: January 8, 2007

K. K. Y. Wong, Guo-Wei Lu, and Lian-Kuan Chen, "Polarization-interleaved WDM signals in a fiber optical parametric amplifier with orthogonal pumps," Opt. Express 15, 56-61 (2007)

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