By Topic

An approach to analyze quantitavily pump-pump interaction in Raman amplifiers

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Belisario, P.H.S. ; Electr. Eng. Dept., Inst. Mil. de Eng., IME, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ; Giraldi, M.T.M.R. ; de Farias, R.F.R. ; Martinez, M.A.G.

We report a simple and straightforward approach to analyze quantitatively pump-pump interaction contribution to wide-band Raman amplifier gain profile. The approach is based in the numerical solution of Raman amplification equations. The on-off gain difference in the presence and absence of pump-pump interaction depicts a degree of odd symmetry in gain profile around the center of the amplification band. Additionally, the approach evidences a pump power threshold level where pump-pump interaction plays a relevant role in gain profile. The approach is demonstrated for modern low loss fibers under three and two pump excitation.

Published in:

Microwave and Optoelectronics Conference (IMOC), 2009 SBMO/IEEE MTT-S International

Date of Conference:

3-6 Nov. 2009