• Renan S. Santos
  • Maria Aparecida G. Martinez
  • Maria Thereza M. R. Giraldi




Optical Communications, Raman Amplifiers, Raman Amplifier Optimization


In this work, a simple strategy to design wideband low power consumption Raman amplifiers is demonstrated for a three-pump configuration using a low water peak optical fiber. The approach is based on the introduction of a novel numerical measure, which quantifies and isolates pump-pump interaction contribution to gain profile and analyzes its correlation to amplifier minimum ripple. The method tailors the amplifier gain spectrum over 80nm bandwidth with a ripple smaller than 1dB, a gain on the order of 4dB for up to 75km fiber length, and a total pump power consumption smaller than 300mW


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How to Cite

Renan S. Santos, Maria Aparecida G. Martinez, & Maria Thereza M. R. Giraldi. (2017). A SIMPLE STRATEGY TO DESIGN BROADBAND LOW POWER CONSUMPTION DISTRIBUTED RAMAN AMPLIFIER. Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 16(3), 827–840. https://doi.org/10.1590/2179-10742017v16i31017



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