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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 1996
  • pp: 336–338

Long-period fiber-grating-based gain equalizers

Ashish M. Vengsarkar, J. Renee Pedrazzani, Justin B. Judkins, Paul J. Lemaire, Neal S. Bergano, and Carl R. Davidson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 336-338 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000336


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Abstract

Long-period fiber gratings are used to flatten the gain spectrum of erbium-doped fiber amplifiers. A broadband amplifier with <0.2-dB gain variation over 30 nm is presented. We also show that a chain of amplifiers can be equalized, leading to a bandwidth enhancement by a factor of 3.

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Original Manuscript: October 4, 1995
Published: March 1, 1996

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Ashish M. Vengsarkar, Neal S. Bergano, Carl R. Davidson, J. Renee Pedrazzani, Justin B. Judkins, and Paul J. Lemaire, "Long-period fiber-grating-based gain equalizers," Opt. Lett. 21, 336-338 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-5-336


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