Efficient series-expansion-based physical model of Er-doped fiber amplifiers

P. V. Mena*, M. J. Steel

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An alternative steady-state model for EDFA's based on Bessel- and Fourier-series expansions of the transverse energy-level densities in an Er-doped fiber is presented. This method is more flexible than the standard Giles model, and potentially more efficient than a full spatial model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)248-249
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


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