Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF) Raman Amplifier

  • Abdelghafor Elgamri
  • Banmali S. RawatEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 526)


An accurate design for a Photonic Crystal fiber (PCF) Raman amplifier has been developed. In this PCF, the geometric parameters, Raman gain coefficient, effective mode area, the Germania concentration in the doped area, and dispersion and confinement loss characteristics have been investigated at 1.55 μm. The flexibility of the geometrical parameters and doping concentrations that allowed to optimize these parameters to increase the amplifier efficiency have been studied. For ⋀ = 3.2 μm, \( d_{1} = 1.44\,\upmu{\rm m},d_{2} = 1.47\;\upmu{\rm m} \), Raman gain coefficient of 9.25 \( {\rm W}^{ - 1} {\rm km}^{ - 1} \) and almost zero dispersion are achieved for 7.5 km low loss hexagonal Photonic Crystal Fiber with an effective area of 20 \( \upmu{\rm m}^{2} . \)


Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF) Raman amplifier Effective area Confinement loss FDTD Nonlinear optics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Biomedical EngineeringUniversity of NevadaRenoUSA

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