Gain-clamped fibre amplifier using an ASE end reflector

Mahdi, M.A. and Adikan, Faisal Rafiq Mahamd and Poopalan, P. and Selvakennedy, S. and Chan, W.Y. and Ahmad, Harith (2000) Gain-clamped fibre amplifier using an ASE end reflector. Optics Communications, 177 (1-6). pp. 195-199. ISSN 0030-4018

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Abstract

All-optical gain clamping in an erbium-doped fibre amplifier is demonstrated using a broadband fibre Bragg grating that reflects the amplified spontaneous emission centred at 1530 nm with a 14 nm bandwidth. Experiments on an eight-channel wavelength division multiplexing system show promise when the gain is clamped at 21 dB. Gain flatness is less than 0.6 dB across all channels and gain variation is about 0.2 dB over the input signal power range. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Mahdi, MA Adikan, FRM Poopalan, P Selvakennedy, S Chan, WY Ahmad, H
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gain-controlled; Fibre amplifier; Reflector; Gain variation; Gain flatness
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science > Dept of Physics
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammed Salim Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2013 01:20
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2018 01:04
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/4750

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