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optical amplifier

n.
An amplifier that increases the strength of an optical signal transmitted through optical fibers.
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Their MetriCor fiber is characterized by a negative dispersion (non-zero dispersion shifted fiber, or NZDSF) across the erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) window.
The transfer standard is an erbium-doped fiber amplifier that is coupled to a linear polarizer and a narrow-band optical filter centered in the 1550 nm wavelength range.
Many nonlinear effects could be used for optical amplification, such as stimulated Raman, Brillouin scattering or parametric amplification, but the laser effect itself led more promptly to practical solutions culminating in the advent of the semiconductor optical amplifier in the 1980s and the erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) in 1987.
Only one rack unit (RU) high, the E7 can be deployed with or without an erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) in a Calix ODC-100 cabinet to create a "Fiber Access Node," supporting up to 256 subscribers over PON and point-to-point Ethernet to business locations like office parks and high density commercial areas.
The product family features excellent performance and compact size - ideal for optical component solutions for erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) applications.
The transfer standard is an erbium-doped fiber amplifier to which is coupled a linear polarizer and a narrow-band optical filter ([less than]5 nm) centered in the 1550 nm wavelength range.
In addition to a flexible suite of transport modules for reduced router interconnect costs, CoreStream Regional features a lower-powered erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) for efficient transport while still allowing optional Raman support for difficult span designs.
Intelligent Erbium-doped Fiber Amplifier Combines Wide Gain Range
The VIC TOKAI network solution will feature Movaz's RAYexpress(TM), a cost effective yet feature rich OADM, and RAYextender(TM), an erbium-doped fiber amplifier deployed to support multi-hundred kilometer reach between OADM sites.
This publication (to be presented at OFC '02 in Anaheim), reports specifically on an experiment using a fully integrated, low noise-figure Erbium-doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA) with dynamic gain equalizer (DGE) and optical channel monitor (OCM), and demonstrates its use in a 24-channel, 40Gb/s, 200-kilometer transmission link.
This is the first time 50Tb have been achieved over 10,000km using C+L band erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFA).