J. Ferreira, M. Fugihara, and A. Pinto, “Transient response and control of pump-reflecting Raman fiber amplifiers,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 44–61, 2010.

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

K. Manousakis, K. Christodoulopoulos, E. Kamitsas, I. Tomkos, and E. Varvarigos, “Offline impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in translucent WDM optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1866–1877, 2009.

[CrossRef]

N. Muga, M. Fugihara, M. Ferreira, and A. Pinto, “Non-Gaussian ASE noise in Raman amplification systems,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 16, pp. 3389–3398, 2009.

[CrossRef]

A. Morea, F. Leplingard, T. Zami, and N. Brogard, “New transmission systems enabling transparent network perspectives,” Compt. Rend., vol. 9, no. 9–10, pp. 985–1001, 2008.

[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. Pinto, “Low-cost Raman amplifier for CWDM systems,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 297–301, 2008.

[CrossRef]

J. Park and P. Kim, “Gain and noise figure spectrum control algorithm for fiber Raman amplifiers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1125–1127, 2006.

[CrossRef]

J. Zhou, J. Chen, X. Li, and W. Jiang, “A novel algorithm for backward-pumped Raman amplifier,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 529–535, 2005.

[CrossRef]

M. Karásek, J. Kaňka, P. Honzátko, and P. Peterka, “Time-domain simulation of power transients in Raman fibre amplifiers,” Int. J. Numer. Model., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 165–176, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Park, P. Kim, J. Park, H. Lee, and N. Park, “Closed integral form expansion of Raman equation for efficient gain optimization process,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1649–1651, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Bromage, “Raman amplification for fiber communications systems,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 79–93, 2004.

[CrossRef]

A. Kobyakov, M. Vasilyev, S. Tsuda, G. Giudice, and S. Ten, “Analytical model for Raman noise figure in dispersion-managed fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 30–32, 2003.

[CrossRef]

X. Zhou, C. Lu, P. Shum, and T. Cheng, “A simplified model and optimal design of a multiwavelength backward-pumped fiber Raman amplifier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 945–947, 2001.

[CrossRef]

S. Namiki and Y. Emori, “Ultrabroad-band Raman amplifiers pumped and gain-equalized by wavelength-division-multiplexed high-power laser diodes,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 3–16, 2001.

[CrossRef]

B. Min, W. Lee, and N. Park, “Efficient formulation of Raman amplifier propagation equations with average power analysis,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 1486–1488, 2000.

[CrossRef]

M. Zirngibl, “Analytical model of Raman gain effects in massive wavelength division multiplexed transmission systems,” Electron. Lett., vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 789–790, 1998.

[CrossRef]

S. Chinn, “Analysis of counter-pumped small-signal fibre Raman amplifiers,” Electron. Lett., vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 607–608, 1997.

[CrossRef]

C. Headley and G. Agrawal, Raman Amplification in Fiber Optical Communication Systems. Academic Press, 2005.

F. Leplingard, T. Zami, A. Morea, N. Brogard, and D. Bayart, “Determination of the impact of a quality of transmission estimator margin on the dimensioning of an optical network,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2008, OWA–6.

A. Morea, F. Leplingard, T. Zami, and N. Brogard, “New transmission systems enabling transparent network perspectives,” Compt. Rend., vol. 9, no. 9–10, pp. 985–1001, 2008.

[CrossRef]

F. Leplingard, T. Zami, A. Morea, N. Brogard, and D. Bayart, “Determination of the impact of a quality of transmission estimator margin on the dimensioning of an optical network,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2008, OWA–6.

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

J. Zhou, J. Chen, X. Li, and W. Jiang, “A novel algorithm for backward-pumped Raman amplifier,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 529–535, 2005.

[CrossRef]

X. Zhou, C. Lu, P. Shum, and T. Cheng, “A simplified model and optimal design of a multiwavelength backward-pumped fiber Raman amplifier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 945–947, 2001.

[CrossRef]

S. Chinn, “Analysis of counter-pumped small-signal fibre Raman amplifiers,” Electron. Lett., vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 607–608, 1997.

[CrossRef]

K. Manousakis, K. Christodoulopoulos, E. Kamitsas, I. Tomkos, and E. Varvarigos, “Offline impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in translucent WDM optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1866–1877, 2009.

[CrossRef]

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

S. Namiki and Y. Emori, “Ultrabroad-band Raman amplifiers pumped and gain-equalized by wavelength-division-multiplexed high-power laser diodes,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 3–16, 2001.

[CrossRef]

J. Ferreira, M. Fugihara, and A. Pinto, “Transient response and control of pump-reflecting Raman fiber amplifiers,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 44–61, 2010.

J. Ferreira, R. Nogueira, P. Monteiro, and A. Pinto, “Raman amplifier undepleted pump model customization to include pump-to-pump interactions,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), 2011.

C. Fludger, V. Handerek, N. Jolley, and R. Mears, “Fundamental noise limits in broadband Raman amplifiers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2001, MA5.

J. Ferreira, M. Fugihara, and A. Pinto, “Transient response and control of pump-reflecting Raman fiber amplifiers,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 44–61, 2010.

N. Muga, M. Fugihara, M. Ferreira, and A. Pinto, “Non-Gaussian ASE noise in Raman amplification systems,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 16, pp. 3389–3398, 2009.

[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. Pinto, “Low-cost Raman amplifier for CWDM systems,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 297–301, 2008.

[CrossRef]

A. Kobyakov, M. Vasilyev, S. Tsuda, G. Giudice, and S. Ten, “Analytical model for Raman noise figure in dispersion-managed fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 30–32, 2003.

[CrossRef]

C. Fludger, V. Handerek, N. Jolley, and R. Mears, “Fundamental noise limits in broadband Raman amplifiers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2001, MA5.

C. Headley and G. Agrawal, Raman Amplification in Fiber Optical Communication Systems. Academic Press, 2005.

M. Karásek, J. Kaňka, P. Honzátko, and P. Peterka, “Time-domain simulation of power transients in Raman fibre amplifiers,” Int. J. Numer. Model., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 165–176, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Zhou, J. Chen, X. Li, and W. Jiang, “A novel algorithm for backward-pumped Raman amplifier,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 529–535, 2005.

[CrossRef]

C. Fludger, V. Handerek, N. Jolley, and R. Mears, “Fundamental noise limits in broadband Raman amplifiers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2001, MA5.

K. Manousakis, K. Christodoulopoulos, E. Kamitsas, I. Tomkos, and E. Varvarigos, “Offline impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in translucent WDM optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1866–1877, 2009.

[CrossRef]

M. Karásek, J. Kaňka, P. Honzátko, and P. Peterka, “Time-domain simulation of power transients in Raman fibre amplifiers,” Int. J. Numer. Model., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 165–176, 2004.

[CrossRef]

M. Karásek, J. Kaňka, P. Honzátko, and P. Peterka, “Time-domain simulation of power transients in Raman fibre amplifiers,” Int. J. Numer. Model., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 165–176, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Park and P. Kim, “Gain and noise figure spectrum control algorithm for fiber Raman amplifiers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1125–1127, 2006.

[CrossRef]

J. Park, P. Kim, J. Park, H. Lee, and N. Park, “Closed integral form expansion of Raman equation for efficient gain optimization process,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1649–1651, 2004.

[CrossRef]

A. Kobyakov, M. Vasilyev, S. Tsuda, G. Giudice, and S. Ten, “Analytical model for Raman noise figure in dispersion-managed fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 30–32, 2003.

[CrossRef]

J. Park, P. Kim, J. Park, H. Lee, and N. Park, “Closed integral form expansion of Raman equation for efficient gain optimization process,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1649–1651, 2004.

[CrossRef]

B. Min, W. Lee, and N. Park, “Efficient formulation of Raman amplifier propagation equations with average power analysis,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 1486–1488, 2000.

[CrossRef]

A. Morea, F. Leplingard, T. Zami, and N. Brogard, “New transmission systems enabling transparent network perspectives,” Compt. Rend., vol. 9, no. 9–10, pp. 985–1001, 2008.

[CrossRef]

F. Leplingard, T. Zami, A. Morea, N. Brogard, and D. Bayart, “Determination of the impact of a quality of transmission estimator margin on the dimensioning of an optical network,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2008, OWA–6.

J. Zhou, J. Chen, X. Li, and W. Jiang, “A novel algorithm for backward-pumped Raman amplifier,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 529–535, 2005.

[CrossRef]

X. Zhou, C. Lu, P. Shum, and T. Cheng, “A simplified model and optimal design of a multiwavelength backward-pumped fiber Raman amplifier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 945–947, 2001.

[CrossRef]

K. Manousakis, K. Christodoulopoulos, E. Kamitsas, I. Tomkos, and E. Varvarigos, “Offline impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in translucent WDM optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1866–1877, 2009.

[CrossRef]

C. Fludger, V. Handerek, N. Jolley, and R. Mears, “Fundamental noise limits in broadband Raman amplifiers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2001, MA5.

B. Min, W. Lee, and N. Park, “Efficient formulation of Raman amplifier propagation equations with average power analysis,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 1486–1488, 2000.

[CrossRef]

J. Ferreira, R. Nogueira, P. Monteiro, and A. Pinto, “Raman amplifier undepleted pump model customization to include pump-to-pump interactions,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), 2011.

A. Morea, F. Leplingard, T. Zami, and N. Brogard, “New transmission systems enabling transparent network perspectives,” Compt. Rend., vol. 9, no. 9–10, pp. 985–1001, 2008.

[CrossRef]

F. Leplingard, T. Zami, A. Morea, N. Brogard, and D. Bayart, “Determination of the impact of a quality of transmission estimator margin on the dimensioning of an optical network,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2008, OWA–6.

S. Namiki and Y. Emori, “Ultrabroad-band Raman amplifiers pumped and gain-equalized by wavelength-division-multiplexed high-power laser diodes,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 3–16, 2001.

[CrossRef]

J. Ferreira, R. Nogueira, P. Monteiro, and A. Pinto, “Raman amplifier undepleted pump model customization to include pump-to-pump interactions,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), 2011.

J. Park and P. Kim, “Gain and noise figure spectrum control algorithm for fiber Raman amplifiers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1125–1127, 2006.

[CrossRef]

J. Park, P. Kim, J. Park, H. Lee, and N. Park, “Closed integral form expansion of Raman equation for efficient gain optimization process,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1649–1651, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Park, P. Kim, J. Park, H. Lee, and N. Park, “Closed integral form expansion of Raman equation for efficient gain optimization process,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1649–1651, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Park, P. Kim, J. Park, H. Lee, and N. Park, “Closed integral form expansion of Raman equation for efficient gain optimization process,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1649–1651, 2004.

[CrossRef]

B. Min, W. Lee, and N. Park, “Efficient formulation of Raman amplifier propagation equations with average power analysis,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 1486–1488, 2000.

[CrossRef]

M. Karásek, J. Kaňka, P. Honzátko, and P. Peterka, “Time-domain simulation of power transients in Raman fibre amplifiers,” Int. J. Numer. Model., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 165–176, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Ferreira, M. Fugihara, and A. Pinto, “Transient response and control of pump-reflecting Raman fiber amplifiers,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 44–61, 2010.

N. Muga, M. Fugihara, M. Ferreira, and A. Pinto, “Non-Gaussian ASE noise in Raman amplification systems,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 16, pp. 3389–3398, 2009.

[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. Pinto, “Low-cost Raman amplifier for CWDM systems,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 297–301, 2008.

[CrossRef]

J. Ferreira, R. Nogueira, P. Monteiro, and A. Pinto, “Raman amplifier undepleted pump model customization to include pump-to-pump interactions,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), 2011.

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

M. Santagiustina, “Exact, implicit, integral solution of depletion and saturation in Raman and Brillouin fiber amplifiers,” in European Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics, and the Int. Quantum Electronics Conf., CLEOE-IQEC 2007, 2007.

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

X. Zhou, C. Lu, P. Shum, and T. Cheng, “A simplified model and optimal design of a multiwavelength backward-pumped fiber Raman amplifier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 945–947, 2001.

[CrossRef]

A. Kobyakov, M. Vasilyev, S. Tsuda, G. Giudice, and S. Ten, “Analytical model for Raman noise figure in dispersion-managed fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 30–32, 2003.

[CrossRef]

K. Manousakis, K. Christodoulopoulos, E. Kamitsas, I. Tomkos, and E. Varvarigos, “Offline impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in translucent WDM optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1866–1877, 2009.

[CrossRef]

A. Kobyakov, M. Vasilyev, S. Tsuda, G. Giudice, and S. Ten, “Analytical model for Raman noise figure in dispersion-managed fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 30–32, 2003.

[CrossRef]

K. Manousakis, K. Christodoulopoulos, E. Kamitsas, I. Tomkos, and E. Varvarigos, “Offline impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in translucent WDM optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1866–1877, 2009.

[CrossRef]

A. Kobyakov, M. Vasilyev, S. Tsuda, G. Giudice, and S. Ten, “Analytical model for Raman noise figure in dispersion-managed fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 30–32, 2003.

[CrossRef]

A. Morea, F. Leplingard, T. Zami, and N. Brogard, “New transmission systems enabling transparent network perspectives,” Compt. Rend., vol. 9, no. 9–10, pp. 985–1001, 2008.

[CrossRef]

F. Leplingard, T. Zami, A. Morea, N. Brogard, and D. Bayart, “Determination of the impact of a quality of transmission estimator margin on the dimensioning of an optical network,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2008, OWA–6.

J. Zhou, J. Chen, X. Li, and W. Jiang, “A novel algorithm for backward-pumped Raman amplifier,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 529–535, 2005.

[CrossRef]

X. Zhou, C. Lu, P. Shum, and T. Cheng, “A simplified model and optimal design of a multiwavelength backward-pumped fiber Raman amplifier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 945–947, 2001.

[CrossRef]

M. Zirngibl, “Analytical model of Raman gain effects in massive wavelength division multiplexed transmission systems,” Electron. Lett., vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 789–790, 1998.

[CrossRef]

A. Morea, F. Leplingard, T. Zami, and N. Brogard, “New transmission systems enabling transparent network perspectives,” Compt. Rend., vol. 9, no. 9–10, pp. 985–1001, 2008.

[CrossRef]

S. Chinn, “Analysis of counter-pumped small-signal fibre Raman amplifiers,” Electron. Lett., vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 607–608, 1997.

[CrossRef]

M. Zirngibl, “Analytical model of Raman gain effects in massive wavelength division multiplexed transmission systems,” Electron. Lett., vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 789–790, 1998.

[CrossRef]

J. Zhou, J. Chen, X. Li, and W. Jiang, “A novel algorithm for backward-pumped Raman amplifier,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 529–535, 2005.

[CrossRef]

J. Ferreira, M. Fugihara, and A. Pinto, “Transient response and control of pump-reflecting Raman fiber amplifiers,” Fiber Integr. Opt., vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 44–61, 2010.

S. Namiki and Y. Emori, “Ultrabroad-band Raman amplifiers pumped and gain-equalized by wavelength-division-multiplexed high-power laser diodes,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 3–16, 2001.

[CrossRef]

J. Park, P. Kim, J. Park, H. Lee, and N. Park, “Closed integral form expansion of Raman equation for efficient gain optimization process,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1649–1651, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Park and P. Kim, “Gain and noise figure spectrum control algorithm for fiber Raman amplifiers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1125–1127, 2006.

[CrossRef]

A. Kobyakov, M. Vasilyev, S. Tsuda, G. Giudice, and S. Ten, “Analytical model for Raman noise figure in dispersion-managed fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 30–32, 2003.

[CrossRef]

X. Zhou, C. Lu, P. Shum, and T. Cheng, “A simplified model and optimal design of a multiwavelength backward-pumped fiber Raman amplifier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 945–947, 2001.

[CrossRef]

B. Min, W. Lee, and N. Park, “Efficient formulation of Raman amplifier propagation equations with average power analysis,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 1486–1488, 2000.

[CrossRef]

M. Karásek, J. Kaňka, P. Honzátko, and P. Peterka, “Time-domain simulation of power transients in Raman fibre amplifiers,” Int. J. Numer. Model., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 165–176, 2004.

[CrossRef]

J. Bromage, “Raman amplification for fiber communications systems,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 79–93, 2004.

[CrossRef]

S. Cani, L. de Calazans Calmon, M. Pontes, M. Ribeiro, M. Segatto, and A. Cartaxo, “An analytical approximated solution for the gain of broadband Raman amplifiers with multiple counter-pumps,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 944–951, 2009.

[CrossRef]

K. Manousakis, K. Christodoulopoulos, E. Kamitsas, I. Tomkos, and E. Varvarigos, “Offline impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in translucent WDM optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1866–1877, 2009.

[CrossRef]

N. Muga, M. Fugihara, M. Ferreira, and A. Pinto, “Non-Gaussian ASE noise in Raman amplification systems,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 16, pp. 3389–3398, 2009.

[CrossRef]

M. Fugihara and A. Pinto, “Low-cost Raman amplifier for CWDM systems,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 297–301, 2008.

[CrossRef]

F. Leplingard, T. Zami, A. Morea, N. Brogard, and D. Bayart, “Determination of the impact of a quality of transmission estimator margin on the dimensioning of an optical network,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2008, OWA–6.

M. Santagiustina, “Exact, implicit, integral solution of depletion and saturation in Raman and Brillouin fiber amplifiers,” in European Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics, and the Int. Quantum Electronics Conf., CLEOE-IQEC 2007, 2007.

J. Ferreira, R. Nogueira, P. Monteiro, and A. Pinto, “Raman amplifier undepleted pump model customization to include pump-to-pump interactions,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), 2011.

C. Fludger, V. Handerek, N. Jolley, and R. Mears, “Fundamental noise limits in broadband Raman amplifiers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf., 2001, MA5.

C. Headley and G. Agrawal, Raman Amplification in Fiber Optical Communication Systems. Academic Press, 2005.