Raman-effect induced noise-figure limit for parametric amplifiers and wavelength converters

Paul L. Voss*, Prem Kumar

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

The non-zero response time of the Kerr nonlinearity sets a fundamental limit on the noise figure of phase-insensitive liber parametric amplifiers and wavelength converters. Our theory shows good agreement with experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2004 - Postconference Digest
Pages494-496
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2004 - Los Angeles, CA, United States
Duration: Feb 23 2004Feb 27 2004

Publication series

NameConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series
Volume1

Other

OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2004
CountryUnited States
CityLos Angeles, CA
Period2/23/042/27/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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