IEC 61290-10-2:2007 

Optical amplifiers - Test methods - Part 10-2: Multichannel parameters - Pulse method using a gated optical spectrum analyzer


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Applies to optical fibre amplifiers (OFA) using active fibres, containing rare-earth dopants, currently commercially available. The object is to establish uniform requirements for accurate and reliable measurements of the signal-spontaneous noise figure as defined in IEC 61291-1.The test method described is, in general, for multichannel applications. Single-channel applications are a special case of multichannel applications. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition. It is a technical revision with updated references and cautions on proper use of the procedure.

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fibre optics

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2007-09-18
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86C - Fibre optic systems and active devicesrss
ICS33.180.30 - Optic amplifiers
Stability date  2024
File size1000 KB

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