Core-pumped 10-mode EDFA with Cascaded EDF Configuration

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Wada, M.; Sakamoto, T.; Aozasa, S.; Mori, T.; Yamamoto, T.; Nakajima, K. (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)

We experimentally demonstrate a 10-mode fibre amplifier consisting of EDFs with a stepand- ring erbium concentration profile. We achieve a low differential modal gain below 3.5 dB and a low noise figure (4.5-7.0 dB) with a core-pumped configuration in the C-band.