Raman Amplification

2 Day Course

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A 2-day version of this course covering the underlying physics of Raman optical amplification and the application of Raman amplifiers to fibre optic networks. This course is intended for:

•  Managers and engineers in telecoms companies keen to keep up to date with the fast moving developments in fibre optics.

• Telecoms managers & engineers and system planners responsible for implementing Raman amplified
fibre networks.

•  Product managers and marketing personnel for optical fibre component manufacturers.

• Contractors to telecoms companies who must be aware of industry developments.


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Introduction (3 topics)

  • Telecoms history
  • Amplified optical networks
  • DWDM

Optical Fibre Basics (1 topic)

  • Fibre types & transmission principles

Attenuation & Loss (1 topic)

  • Light loss in fibres

Scattering in Optical Fibres (2 topics)

  • Scattering principles
  • Non-linear effects

Optical Amplifiers (3 topics)

  • Basic principles
  • Specifications
  • Doped optical amplifiers

Raman Amplification (4 topics)

  • Basic principles
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Specifications
  • Noise performance

Raman System Issues (5 topics)

  • Using Raman Amplifiers
  • RFA
  • Multiband operation
  • Fibre systems implementation
  • Design issues

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