Performance Comparison of Zirconia, Bismuth and Silica-doped Erbium Fiber for Optical Amplification

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    Zirconia-based Erbium-doped fiber amplifier (Zr-EDFA) is improved material optical fiber with more than 4000 ppm erbium-doped concentration to solve global demand for huge capacity carrying data information, high speed transmission and long haul with specific devices of compactness. Thus, the length of Zr-EDFA is only 50 cm as gain medium. At input pump power -30 dBm, the highest optical gain is 34 dB (1530 nm wavelength) whereas 21 dB (1535 nm wavelength) at -10 dBm. Besides, the flatness gain 21 dB with fluctuation of 1 dB is recorded for Zr-EDFA. For performance comparison, Bismuth-based Erbium-doped fiber amplifier (Bi-EDFA) and Silica-based Erbium-doped fiber amplifier (Si-EDFA) were also investigated.



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    EDFA; Zirconia; Bismuth; Silica-doped and Optical amplifier

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Article ID: 22197
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.22.22197

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