Accession Number : ADP007006

Title :   Gain Enhancement in Reflected-Pumped Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers,

Corporate Author : AT AND T BELL LABS HOLMDEL NJ

Personal Author(s) : Giles, C. R. ; Stone, J. ; Stulz, L. W. ; Walker, K. ; Burns, C. A.

Report Date : 22 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Improved performance of EDFAs is achieved using wavelength-selective reflective filters to double-pass the pump beam. In low-gain amplifiers these filters can increase the saturation output power by 2 dB or reduce the pump power requirements.

Descriptors :   *AMPLIFIERS, FILTERS, GAIN, OUTPUT, POWER, PUMPS, SATURATION, DIODES, ERBIUM.

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE