High efficiency and high output power fiber-optic parametric amplifier
Journal article, 2007

A highly efficient fiber-optic parametric amplifier (FOPA) is presented. A nearly complete pump depletion of 99.92% in a single-pumped FOPA is experimentally demonstrated with a pump power of 1W. In addition, a high signal output power of 0.53W is presented, corresponding to a power conversion efficiency of 53%, which is believed to be the highest efficiency ever reported for an FOPA.

Nonlinear optics

Fiber optics communications

Fiber optics amplifiers

Parametric processes


Shoichiro Oda

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2)

Henrik Sunnerud

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Photonics

Peter Andrekson

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Photonics

Optics Letters

Vol. 32 13 1776-1778

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Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

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