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 OPJ  Vol.2 No.1 , March 2012
Behavioral Variations of Gain and NF Owing to Configurations and Pumping Powers
Abstract: Six configurations are proposed in this paper to explore the gain and noise figure (NF) variations under the pumping power effect. I propose a new investigation of gain and NF at different EDFA configurations. Configurations such as SPSS, DPSS, DPSSF, TPDS, TPDSF, and QPDSF are designed, investigated and compared. A continuous progress of gain values is observed from SPSS to QPDSF, and a change of NF values related to configurations is recorded. The NF variations show different behaviors at different configurations. High gain of 59.49 dB and low NF value of 4.22 dB are recorded for the QPDSF configuration and low gain and low NF are recorded for the SPSS configuration.
Cite this paper: B. Bouzid, "Behavioral Variations of Gain and NF Owing to Configurations and Pumping Powers," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 8-12. doi: 10.4236/opj.2012.21002.
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