Spectral linewidth broadening in erbium-doped and Raman fibre amplifiers

@inproceedings{Simeonidou1992SpectralLB,
  title={Spectral linewidth broadening in erbium-doped and Raman fibre amplifiers},
  author={Dimitra Simeonidou and S. Hamidi and Ahmed Siddiqui},
  year={1992}
}
  • Dimitra Simeonidou, S. Hamidi, Ahmed Siddiqui
  • Published 1992
  • Mathematics
  • A systematic experimental investigation of signal spectral broadening in erbium doped amplifiers and the first such measurement for Raman fibre amplifiers are reported. In both cases the linewidth is found to be broadened significantly in the region above the noise floor, the amount of broadening being determined by the amplifier operating conditions. These results have implications for coherent transmission systems using cascades of fibre amplifiers. 

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