We propose a high-power and low-noise laser for effective first- and higher-order co-pumping in distributed Raman amplifiers. Experiments at 10 Gb/s, also confirmed by simulations, point out RIN-penalty free transmission up to 25 dB of co-propagating on-off Raman gain.
5 Mar 2006
Pages: 3 pp.
2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference