Continuous-Wave One-Pump Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifier with 270 nm Gain Bandwidth

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Jamshidifar, M.; Vedadi, A.; Marhic, M. E. (IAT, School of Engineering, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK SA2 8PP)

We report operation of a continuous-wave one-pump fibre OPA with net gain between 1447 nm and 1717 nm. We used a 114 m long step-index highly-nonlinear fibre, and 5 W of pump power.