IEC 61290-3-1:2003 

Optical amplifiers - Test methods - Part 3-1: Noise figure parameters - Optical spectrum analyzer method


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Applies to commercially available optical amplifiers (OAs) such as optical fibre amplifiers (OFAs), semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) and planar wageguide apmlifiers (PWOAs) as classified in IEC 61292-3.The object is to establish uniform requirements for accurate and reliable measurements, by means of optical spectrum analyzer (OSA) test method, of the following OA parameters, as defined in IEC 61291-1: a) signal-spontaneous noise figure; b) forward amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) power level. The methods outlined in this part of IEC 61290 apply to single-channel stimulus only.

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fibre optics

Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2003-08-26
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 size518 KB

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