OPTICAL AMPLIFIERS


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OPTICAL AMPLIFIERS
Beth A. Koelbl 1010606OPTICAL AMPLIFIERS
<emphasis role="italic"><emphasis role="bold">INTRODUCTION</emphasis></emphasis> An optical amplifier (OA) is a term commonly given to a component, module, or sub-system that increases optical signal power without performing Optical-to-Electrical (O/E) and Electrical-to-Optical (E/O) conversions. In general, an OA is bitrate and format independent. Initial telecommunicatio…
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Ronald W Waynant; Marwood N. Ediger: Electro-Optics Handbook, Second Edition. OPTICAL AMPLIFIERS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000), AccessEngineering Export