High-power optical amplifier with enhanced wall-plug efficiency for 10 channel WDM satellite laser communication systems
10TH EPS-QEOD EUROPHOTON CONFERENCE
28. August - 02. September
An important aspect of optical satellite communication technology is the power consumption of the laser systems. We present a high-efficiency all-fiber amplifier for a WDM communication system. 10 channels combined in a polarization-maintaining fiber can be efficiently amplified up to a total power level of 100W in the 1µm wavelength-range.