Theoretical study of mode coupling via the gain medium in FM-EDFA including mode beating effects

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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Trinel, Jean-Baptiste; Le Cocq, Guillaume; Vanvincq, Olivier; Quiquempois, Yves; Andresen, Esben Ravn; Bigot, Laurent (Université Lille, CNRS, UMR 8523 - PhLAM - Physique des Lasers Atomes et Molecules, 59000 Lille, France)

A field-propagating model for active optical fibers is applied to the particular case of Few-Mode EDFA. Mode coupling through the amplifying medium is analyzed and results show significant differences compared to usual intensity models.