• Thiago V. N. Coelho
  • A. Bessa dos Santos
  • Luiz C. C. Jr
  • Maria J. Pontes
  • Andres P. L.Barbero




Raman amplifier, numerical model, analytical model, energy conservation


This paper presents a modification for the already consolidated analytical model that calculates the gain and ripple in multi-pump Raman amplifiers by considering energy conservation. The original analytical model precisely computes the pump-pump interaction to the C- and L-band for a WDM input signal. However, when this method is used to amplify a large bandwidth, as the entire C and a part of the L band, the increase in the number of pump lasers impacts the obtained results. The error, if compared with results obtained by a numerical method, becomes significant. An analysis in terms of energy is proposed to minimize the discrepancy between analytical and numerical results. An improvement is observed to the gain results.


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How to Cite

Thiago V. N. Coelho, A. Bessa dos Santos, Luiz C. C. Jr, Maria J. Pontes, & Andres P. L.Barbero. (2016). A CORRECTION METHOD FOR THE ANALYTICAL MODEL IN RAMAN AMPLIFIERS SYSTEMS BASED ON ENERGY CONSERVATION ASSUMPTION. Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 15(3), 198-209. https://doi.org/10.1590/2179-10742016v15i3612



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