Gain and noise-figure measurement for optical fiber amplifiers by using an ASE source and DWDM filters

Lih Gen Sheu, Kun Yan Chuang, De Cheng Hong, Yan Xian Wang, Wei Xiang Huang, Wei Hsu, Yi Ping Wang, Yinchieh Lai

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Abstract

We propose a low-cost scheme for characterizing optical amplifiers. By linearly fitting the input/output optical spectra measured with an ASE source and DWDM filters, the results excellently match the data obtained by the TDE method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCoherent Optical Technologies and Applications, COTA 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528098, 9781557528094
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
EventCoherent Optical Technologies and Applications, COTA 2006 - Whistler, Canada
Duration: 25 Jun 200625 Jun 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceCoherent Optical Technologies and Applications, COTA 2006
CountryCanada
CityWhistler
Period25/06/0625/06/06

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    Sheu, L. G., Chuang, K. Y., Hong, D. C., Wang, Y. X., Huang, W. X., Hsu, W., Wang, Y. P., & Lai, Y. (2006). Gain and noise-figure measurement for optical fiber amplifiers by using an ASE source and DWDM filters. In Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, COTA 2006 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/cota.2006.jwb43