Optical Society (The) (OSA) - Improvement of the Pump Recycling Ratio of Turbo Cladding Pumped MC-EDFA with Paired Spatial Pump Combiner and Splitter

2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC)

Author(s): Hitoshi Takeshita ; Keiichi Matsumoto ; Shigeyuki Yanagimachi ; Emmanuel Le Taillandier de Gabory
Publisher: Optical Society (The) (OSA)
Publication Date: 1 March 2019
Conference Location: San Diego, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 3 March 2019
Page(s): 1 - 3
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-943580-53-8

We used paired prototypes of spatial pump combiner and splitter to improve the pump recycling ratio of turbo cladding pumped MC-EDFA from 12% to 42%. This enables a potential 1.2dB improvement of... View More