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Published by Blackie, CRC Press in Glasgow, Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English


  • Rare earth lasers.,
  • Fiber optics.,
  • Optical communications.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesOptical fibre lasers & amplifiers.
Statementedited by P.W. France.
ContributionsFrance, P. W.
LC ClassificationsTA1677 .F53 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2026893M
ISBN 100216931576, 0849377161
LC Control Number91002870

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The general form of an optical amplifier: Fiber Optical Signal In Fiber Optical Signal Out PUMP Power Optical AMP Medium Weak Signal Amplified Signal Some types of OAs that have been demonstrated include: Semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) Fiber Raman and Brillouin amplifiers Rare earth doped fiber amplifiers (erbium – EDFA nm. • Optical Fiber Devices including all passive and active fiber devices and components, such as fiber couplers, fiber connectors, fiber gratings, fiber amplifiers and fiber lasers; • Optical Fiber Communication including main optical fiber communication techniques and systems. Nowadays, in fiber optic communications the growing demand in terms of transmission capacity has been fulfilling the entire spectral band of the erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFAs). This dramatic increase in bandwidth rules out the use of EDFAs, leaving fiber Raman amplifiers (FRAs) as the key devices for future amplification requirements. On the other hand, in the field of high-power fiber. He is a contributor to the book Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers and is the author or coauthor of more than 90 technical papers. He received his Diploma of Advanced Studies in the field of theoretical physics from the University of Paris in and his PhD in physics from the University of Nice two years later.