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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
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.