28 October 2006
Optical fiber

Experimental validation of highly doped erbium-doped fiber for the design of a +20dBm, single pump and compact, WDM L-band EDFA

Publication: ECOC 2006

Authors: Laurence Lolivier, Augustin Grillet, Clément Vercambre, Yves Hernandez, Guillaume Peigné, Domenico Giannone, Stéphane Chatigny and Philippe de Sandro


Highly doped EDFs with 13.4 to 34.7-dB/m absorption coefficients were inserted in a two-stage EDFA to enable a MSA-compliant packaging. Experimental validations led to the design of a low noise 20-dBm single-pumped WDM Lband EDFA.