Reduced Four-Wave Mixing Crosstalk in a Short Fibre Optical Parametric Amplifier

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, Mehdi; Vedadi, Armand; Marhic, Michel E. (IAT, School of Engineering, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK SA2 8PP)

Four-wave mixing crosstalk in a fibre OPA has been reduced by 16dB by decreasing the fibre length from 340m to 50m and increasing the pump power to maintain the gain at 20dB.