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80 nm ultra-wideband erbium-doped silica fibre amplifier

80 nm ultra-wideband erbium-doped silica fibre amplifier

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The authors demonstrate a two band architecture for an ultra-wideband erbium-doped silica fibre amplifier with a record optical bandwidth of 80 nm. To obtain a low noise figure and high output power, the two bands share a common first gain section and have distinct second gain sections.


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