16 May 2010
Optical fiber

Spectrally wide and high-power er-yb fiber amplifier for 40 Gb/s telecommunications applications

Publication: OSA Conference – CLEO 2010

Authors: Raja Ahmad, Martin Rochette, and Stephane Chatigny


A multimode Erbium-Ytterbium doped fiber can be advantageously used for DWDM channel amplification over an extended spectral band with respect to conventional designs. Bit error ratio at 40 Gb/s, gain and noise figure are provided.