Abstract

We report a Raman amplifier implemented with incoherent pumping. The experimental gain profile is compared with that of coherent pumping, showing a decrease of 0.028 dB/nm on the gain spectra tilt.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Raman Amplification Using High-Power Incoherent Semiconductor Pump Sources

D. Vakhshoori, M. Azimi, P. Chen, B. Han, M. Jiang, K.J. Knopp, C.C. Lu, Y. Shen, G. Vander Rhodes, S. Vote, P.D. Wang, and X. Zhu
PD47 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2003

Active Gain-Tilt Equalization by Preferentially 1.43 µm- or 1.48 µm-Pumped Raman Amplification

M. Takeda, S. Kinoshita, Y. Sugaya, and T. Tanaka
ThA3 Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications (OAA) 1999

Transmission Performance Improvement Using Broadband Incoherent Counter-Pumped Distributed Raman Amplification

Md Asif Iqbal, Mingming Tan, and Paul Harper
Th1C.2 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2018